The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

Amendment of the 2003 Regulations

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6.  (1)  In regulation 6—

(2) In paragraph (1) for “use an electronic communications network to store information, or to”, substitute “store or”.

(3) For paragraph (2)(b) substitute “(b) has given his or her consent”.

(4) After paragraph (3) insert—

(3A) For the purposes of paragraph (2), consent may be signified by a subscriber who amends or sets controls on the internet browser which the subscriber uses or by using another application or programme to signify consent.

(5) In paragraph (4)(a) omit “or facilitating”.