Consent — the Ultimate Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data by Mobile Apps? Think Again [ARTICLE]

My article titled “Consent – the ultimate lawful basis for processing personal data by mobile apps? Think again.” is available on Medium.com

My first GDPR related article in English spotlights the topic of GDPR implementation in the field of mobile software development. This brief analysis highlights reasons to stop depending on consent by default as an umbrella lawful ground for processing personal data by mobile applications.

In the beginning, a mismatch is identified and pointed out between the understanding for consent as a lawful ground for processing personal data by mobile applications by some EU bodies and mobile software development stakeholders.

Next, the article aims to exhibit and explain briefly crucial disadvantages of consent regime regarding mobile applications. Among the list of considerations are processing of children personal data, international data transfers and special categories of personal data.

Read the full article on Medium.com:

Consent — the Ultimate Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data by Mobile Apps? Think Again

The article is also featured on Golden data privacy blog. Very proud 😳

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Damyan Todorov CIPP/E is working as a privacy counsel. Member of The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Successfully completed LL. M. Law & Technology at Tilburg University after previosly obtained a “Master of Laws” degree from the University of Sofia ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’.
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