Conseil d'Etat Clarifies Individual Consent For Receiving Marketing Emails

Author:Mr Daniel McLoon, Mauricio F. Paez, Kevin D Lyles, Richard J. Johnson, Adam Salter, Undine von Diemar, Jonathon Little, Paloma Bru, Olivier Haas, Anita Leung, Anand Varadarajan and Alexa L. Sendukas
Profession:Jones Day

On March 11, the Conseil d'Etat (France's highest administrative jurisdiction) clarified the characteristics (source document in French) of the individual consent for receiving unsolicited electronic marketing materials. The Conseil d'Etat decided that mere acceptance of the terms of use of software cannot satisfy the specific consent requirement provided by article L. 34 5 of the Posts...

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