Wednesday, 2 November 2016

CJEU Says Dynamic IP Addresses Can Constitute Personal Data

an article by Cynthia O'Donoghue and Curtis McCluskey (Reed Smith (Worldwide)) via Mondaq blog

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") has ruled that dynamic IP addresses can constitute personal data.

Dynamic IP addresses, registered by a website provider when an individual accesses its website, shall constitute personal data where the operator has the legal means to combine the data with additional data (held by the internet service provider) to identify the data subject.

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