The Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications, known as the ePrivacy Directive, sets out rules on how providers of electronic communication services, such as telecoms companies and Internet Service Providers, should manage their subscribers' data. It also guarantees rights for subscribers when they use these services. These are the main requirements imposed by the Directive:
Find the text of the Directive here.
In June 2013, the Commission has put in place new specific rules to ensure that personal data breaches in the EU telecoms sector are notified in the same way in each Member State.