The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is only part of the efforts by the European Commission to modernise the data protection framework. One other aspect is adapting ePrivacy legislation to align it with the new rules.
In Belgium, Secretary of State De Backer is working on this process, including gathering the opinions of various stakeholders. He recently set up a meeting to discuss the ePrivacy regulations with the Privacy Platform, of which Beltug is a member, at his Cabinet offices. The Privacy Platform also counts as members representatives of associations such as Febelfin, Comeos, Agoria, Testaankoop, VBO/FEB, Unizo and more.
Beltug in particular considers that it is important to limit extra rules, as the GDPR is quite complex. We will continue to monitor developments regarding ePrivacy legislation, and to represent the voice of the business user and inform our members.