Processing personal data and the role of consent

Shaira Thobani


Consent of the data subject is one of the leading bases to process personal data. However, its role and importance are strongly limited not only by other provisions of data protection law, but also by consumer protection rules. The essay will therefore focus on these limitations, which lead to some more general reflections on the interests at stake in data processing and on the legitimacy of a market of personal data.


Personal data; Consent; Tying practices; Consumer law

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