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Posted in International/EU Privacy

Geolocation Services: A Five-Country Survey

Hogan Lovells privacy attorneys examine the challenges of deploying geolocation services in five jurisdictions, including France, Spain, Germany, the United States and Hong Kong.  Privacy laws in each jurisdiction differ, including on the definition of “personal data,” and on the degree of user consent that is required.  The article also examines the WP Art. 29 opinion 13/2011 on “Geolocation services on smart mobile devices.”  See the full article here.