Our information society is undergoing an extraordinary expansion of the telecommunications networks, especially the Internet as a vehicle for the delivery of information.
Its inclusion in the social and economic sectors offers countless advantages, but it also poses some challenges, particularly in the fields of data protection and consumer rights. Legislation is required in order to generate confidence in the use of this new media.
Laws like the Law on Information Society Services or the Law of Data Protection regulate this sector which is ever more present in the activities of citizens, companies and the Administrations.
- E-commerce and information supply: newspapers, magazines, portals.
- Scheme for the provision of services: access, hosting, downloads, data storage, etc.
- Telecommunication operators, Internet-access providers, portals, web browsers.
- Set-up of the service provider and domain registration.
- Limitations to the disclosure of contents. Protection of public order, public health and minors.
- Infringements and sanctions.
- Protected data. Right to access, rectify, cancel and oppose data.
- Privately- and publicly-owned files. Collection, processing, consent.
- General Data Protection Register. Registration, modification.
- Spanish Data Protection Agency.
- Infringements and sanctions with relation to the Data Protection Law.