Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 1 October 2019

Bundesverband der Verbraucherzentralen und Verbraucherverbände - Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband e.V. v Planet49 GmbH

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesgerichtshof

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 95/46/EC — Directive 2002/58/EC — Regulation (EU) 2016/679 — Processing of personal data and protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector — Cookies — Concept of consent of the data subject — Declaration of consent by means of a pre-ticked checkbox

Case C-673/17


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
22/11/2019 Planet49
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2019:801
01/10/2019 Planet49
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Abstract
ECLI:EU:C:2019:801
01/10/2019 Planet49
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2019:246
21/03/2019 Planet49
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
09/03/2018 Planet49
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.11 Information and communication technologies
      4.11.11.01 Telecommunications
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.11 Information and communication technologies
      4.11.11.01 Telecommunications
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.01 Protection of personal data
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.11 Information and communication technologies
      4.11.11.01 Telecommunications


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 30/11/2017

Date of the Opinion

  • 21/03/2019

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

01/10/2019


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 413 from 09.12.2019, p.4

Application: OJ C 112 from 26.03.2018, p.9

Name of the parties

Planet49

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Spittka, Jan: Erfordert der Einsatz von Cookies immer eine Einwilligung ?, Der Betrieb 2019 p.2850-2854 (DE)
  2. Péraldi Leneuf, Fabienne: Communications électroniques. Protection des données à caractère personnel, Europe 2019 Décembre Comm. nº 12 p.29-30 (FR)
  3. Duţu, Andrei: Regulamentul nr. 679 al Parlamentului European şi al Consiliului din 27 aprilie 2016 (GDRP) şi modulele cookie: bifarea unui căsuţe nu echivalează cu exprimarea valabilă a consimţământului (Curtea de Justiţie a Uniunii Europene, hotărârea preliminară din 1 octombrie 2019 pronunţată în cauza nr. C-673/17 Bundesverband der Verbraucherzentralen und Verbraucherverbande - Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband eV c. Planet49 GmbH, ECLI:EU:C:2019:801), Pandectele Romane: repertoriu trimestrial de jurisprudenta, doctrina si legislatie 2019 Vol. 5 p. 235-239 (RO)
  4. Le Maigat, Patrice: Cookies et consentement : une difficile digestion, Gazette du Palais 2019 nº 36 Jur. p. 21-23 (FR)
  5. Heyvaert, Brieuc: Entre consentement présumé et présomption de consentement forcé, commentaire de l’arrêt et des conclusions de l’avocat général Szpunar dans l’affaire Planet49, Revue européenne de droit de la consommation 2020 p.397-413 (FR)
  6. Roerdink, Herwin: Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband/Planet49 : zaak C‑673/17 : noot, Mediaforum: Tijdschrift voor Media- en Communicatierecht 2020 nº 2 p. 61-62 (NL)
  7. Peyrou, Sylvie: Société de l’information, vie privée et protection des données à caractère personnel : des précisions attendues. CJUE G de ch. 24 septembre 2019, aff. C-507/17, Google LLC - CJUE G de ch. 24 septembre 2019, aff. C-136/17, GC e.a. - CJUE 1er octobre 2019, aff. C-673/17, Planet49 - CJUE 3 octobre 2019, aff. C-18/18, Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek c. Facebook Ireland Limited, Revue du droit de l'Union européenne 2020 nº 1, p. 210-219 (FR)
  8. Jansen, M.: HvJ EU 01-10-2019, C-673/17, Bundesverband der Verbraucherzentralen und Verbraucherverbande - Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband e.V. tegen Planet49 GmbH : noot, Tijdschrift voor consumentenrecht en handelspraktijken 2020 p. 96-100 (NL)
  9. Peyrou, Sylvie: Société de l’information, vie privée et protection des données à caractère personnel: des précisions attendues, Revue du droit de l'Union européenne 2020 nº 1 p. 210-219 (FR)
  10. Dommering, Egbert J.: Bundesverband der Verbraucherzentralen und Verbraucherverbände - Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband eV tegen Planet49 GmbH : noot, Nederlandse jurisprudentie ; Uitspraken in burgerlijke en strafzaken 2020 nº 13/14 p. 1671-1673 (NL)
  11. Wiedemann, Klaus: The ECJ's decision in Planet 49 (Case C-673/17): a cookie monster or much ado about nothing?, International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law 2020 p. 543-553 (EN)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Bundesgerichtshof - Germany

Subject-matter

  • Data protection
  • Approximation of laws
  • Telecommunications
  • Principles, objectives and tasks of the Treaties

Provisions of national law referred to

Information not available

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

grande chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Rosas

Advocate General

Szpunar

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English