Frequently asked questions about direct marketing

For private persons

Electronic direct marketing refers to direct marketing carried out on the basis of automated calling systems, faxes, or email, text, audio or picture messages.

The data subject is the person to whom the personal data relates.

A controller is a person, company, authority or community that defines the purposes and methods of processing personal data.

To the Controller

The EU is preparing an ePrivacy directive, which will replace the Information Society Code. ePrivacy will probably change the current regulations applicable to electronic direct marketing. The Data Protection Ombudsman will follow the progress of the directive's preparation and post information on this on its website.

Electronic direct marketing refers to direct marketing carried out on the basis of automated calling systems, faxes, or email, text, audio or picture messages.

The data subject is the person to whom the personal data relates.

A controller is a person, company, authority or community that defines the purposes and methods of processing personal data.

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