On 24 February 2016, the "Act to Improve the Civil Law Enforcement of Consumer Protection Provisions of Data Protection Law" came into force. This is intended to protect consumers online from dubious providers. For website operators, the new law primarily means that consumer protection organisations and competition associations can now issue warnings for data protection violations.
Who is affected by the new data protection law?
What must website operators do now?
Update: Imprint and data protection 2018
Find out what companies need to consider when implementing data protection regulations on their website:
This post was updated on 21/03/2018.