Although it has been more than half a year since the amendment to the Electronic Communications Act came into force, which brought a fundamental change to the Czech legislation on cookies, in particular the opt-in mechanism, not everyone has yet adapted and made the necessary adjustments.
Based on six months of monitoring, the Data Protection Authority has identified a number of deficiencies committed by website operators, in particular:
According to the chairman of the DPA, in the first half of the year the authority gave website operators time to adapt to the new legislation. However, they will now start to proactively address personal data controllers who violate the legislation in this area and start to enforce compliance.
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