GDPR Series: Part 7 - Consent How to go about it?

This series provides more detailed insight into the General Data Protection Regulation, which was published on 4 May 2016 and must be complied with by 25 May 2018.

This issue focuses on consent. Under the GDPR, consent remains a legitimate ground for the processing of personal data. However, the conditions to obtain valid consent have been tightened. 

Relevant provisions

Recitals 42 and 43
Articles 6.1(a), 7 and 8