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Is there a way to determine if an email address is personal information?

Treat all email addresses as if they are personal data. All email addresses that belong to a specific person are personal data of that person, regardless of the specific form of the address. If your ...
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27 votes

Do I need to present a GDPR banner to IP addresses outside of GDPR regions?

Your VPN scenario is why you have to show the banner to everyone. If you somehow knew beyond any doubt that someone was not in the EU, then you would not have to show a banner, but because you can't ...
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Is there a way to determine if an email address is personal information?

As quarague correctly points out, you cannot reliably determine whether an email address is personal data. But since nearly all email addresses are personal data, you should treat all addresses in ...
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Do I need to present a GDPR banner to IP addresses outside of GDPR regions?

The answer by user Someone is correct, the GDPR applies to data associated with anyone physically in the EU, UK, or other places with a GDPR law. The comment quoted in the question is incorrect on ...
6 votes

Is there a way to determine if an email address is personal information?

Email should be treated as personal data. There is no long or complicated answer here. Even if it has no names or anything, they can sometimes be traced back to a real person so they are personal data....
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4 votes

Is there a way to determine if an email address is personal information?

All email addresses are personal data This is because they can be combined with other information to identify a natural person. For your example of sales@example.com, for a sufficiently small ...
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3 votes

Is consensual sex between adult siblings (and pornographic material thereof) legal?

Incest is legal in France, Spain, Portugal, The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium. In Sweden, under Ch. 6 §7-8 vaginal intercourse with one's own child or its descendant, or with a full sibling, is ...
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3 votes

Is consensual sex between adult siblings (and pornographic material thereof) legal?

This is incest new-south-wales Incest is defined as sexual intercourse between close family members which includes siblings and half-siblings. Sexual intercourse includes penetration of the genitalia ...
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3 votes

What law causes Web sites to prohibit EU users under 16 years old?

It's probably due to GDPR. You will see that around 2018-05-25 when GDPR came into force, many US-based websites changed their terms of service to increase the age requirement from 13 (age below which ...
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3 votes
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By what mechanism does GDPR jurisdiction bind data controllers that operate outside the EU?

Because most countries enforce foreign judgements You get prosecuted in the EU and have a fine imposed. If you have no assets in that jurisdiction they give the judgement to a court in your ...
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2 votes
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Understanding the last sentence in Article 25(2) of GDPR

Indeed, this is not drafted very well. But from context, it seems that the “individual” unambiguously refers to the data subject. What this section says is that data controllers such as websites ...
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2 votes

Do I need to present a GDPR banner to IP addresses outside of GDPR regions?

You said, in a comment, that you may be asking the wrong question. I think a better way to put it would be that your question based on a confusion that is extremely common, so it deserves a clear ...
2 votes

What law causes Web sites to prohibit EU users under 16 years old?

germany There are different laws in play here, depending on the services offered by a web page. Probably the most important one is the Protection of Young Persons Act (Jugendschutzgesetz, JuSchG). ...
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1 vote

What exactly triggers the GDPR Article 14?

Simply put, Art 14 GDPR is often ignored. But also, it triggers less often than some might think. While Art 14 applies whenever the data controller processes personal data that weren't obtained (...
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