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Case Law C-582/14 (18/10/2016)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: Euopean Union' Court of Justice

Date: 10/18/2016

Subject: The Court affirmed that the operator of a website may have a legitimate interest in storing certain personal data relating to visitors to that website in order to protect itself against cyberattacks. The dynamic internet protocol address of a visitor constitutes personal data, with respect to the operator of the website, if that operator has the legal means allowing it to identify the visitor concerned with additional information about him which is held by the internet access provider

Parties: Breyer

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 8 Personal data: fairly processing

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