5 Matching Annotations
  1. May 2020
    1. Explicit Form (where the purpose of the sign-up mechanism is unequivocal). So for example, in a scenario where your site has a pop-up window that invites users to sign up to your newsletter using a clear phrase such as: “Subscribe to our newsletter for access to discount vouchers and product updates!“, the affirmative action that the user performs by typing in their email address would be considered valid consent.
    1. Does a China-based company selling goods over a website only drafted in Chinese need to comply with the GDPR just because it’s possible, from a practical point of view, that some EU-based Chinese persons might purchase something from it? In principle we’d say no, unless it can be proven, that the company is doing relevant business with EU-based customers, or is addressing them expressly (for instance, by informing that “delivery to the EU” or “payment from an EU bank account” are possible etc.).
  2. Mar 2020
    1. these active behaviors may include continued browsing, clicking, scrolling the page or some method that requires the user to actively proceed; this is somewhat left up to your discretion. Some website/app owners may favor a click-to-consent method over scrolling/continued-browsing methods as the former is less likely to be performed by user error.
    1. Rather than using NFS for this task, use explicit data duplication, via one of the long-established mechanisms designed for this purpose.
  3. Feb 2020
    1. just ask the question directly, and the person will respond asynchronously. If you truly need to have a synchronous communication, then start by asking for that explicitly, while mentioning the subject. e.g., "I'm having trouble understanding issue #x, can we talk about it quickly?"