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Definitions Edit

European Union Edit

Consent is

any freely given specific and informed indication of his wishes by which the data subject signifies his agreement to personal data relating to him being processed.[1]

General Edit

Consent is a person's or entity's manifestation of assent.

Internet Edit

Consent is

an individual's action in response to a clear, meaningful, and prominent notice regarding the collection and use of data for a specific purpose. Where an entity has a relationship with a consumer through an additional or different medium than the device to which Consent applies, Consent may be obtained through any such medium.[2]
[e]xplicit permission, given to a Web site by a visitor, to handle personal information in specified ways.[3]

Overview Edit

There are several different types of consent:

References Edit

  1. EU Directive 95/46/EC.
  2. Application of Self-Regulatory Principles to the Mobile Environment, at 4.
  3. GetNet Wise, Glossary.

See also Edit

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