Open About Consent


Open About Consent (or Not)

Privacy should be really simple for people, the burden of privacy for digital services should not be on people, but on companies, governments and regulators.

An easy way. to be open about the state of consent (or the legal justification for processing) and tell people when they do not have consent, or how there consent and privacy rights might be limited.

States of Consent Provide With a Notice Receipt and Mapped to Legal Justifications for Processing.

  • Not-Consent = Legitimate interest, Public Interest, Best Interest of Data Subject

  • Implied Consent = Notice about data processing -opt-out - Cookies, Advertising and types of surveillance

  • Consent = Opt In - Explicit option to agree

  • Explicit Consent = Opt In to explicit terms for Sensitive & Special Categories of Data

  • People Made Privacy Agreement = Explicit Consent with terms set by the person

White Hat privacy research

OpenConsent specialises in White Hat Privacy Research, which means that create assessments, audit and monitor data processing practices against international standards and law.

White Hat Privacy refers to the cross-disciplinary research is confidential and conducted to find and solve privacy, surveillance and security problems that effect people.

Broadcasting Privacy as expected: With Notice receipts

Organisations that use open standards for digital transparency can provide provide people with notice receipts, which are used by people to independently track their state of privacy with any one organisation.

This means people can see what the state of privacy is before their personal data is processed.