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Name of regulation
Requirements for the information society services in context of a child
Where point (a) of Article 6(1) applies, in relation to the offer of information society services directly to a child, the processing of the personal data of a child shall be lawful where the child is at least 16 years old. Where the child is below the age of 16 years, such processing shall be lawful only if and to the extent that consent is given or authorised by the holder of parental responsibility over the child.
Member States may provide by law for a lower age for those purposes provided that such lower age is not below 13 years.
Legislative localisation Chapter II, Article 8, Paragraph 1
Regulation's subject matter Conditions applicable to child's consent in relation to information society services (Article 8, Chapter II)
Regulation category Right
Regulation subcategory Permission
Actors concerned
Right Member state
Related actors Child
Holder of parental responsibly over the child
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