"In line with the Convention 108 and according to Recommendation CM/Rec(2012)4 on the protection of human rights with regard to social networking services and Recommendation CM/Rec(2016)5 on Internet freedom, social network services should not process personal data beyond the specified purposes for which they have collected it. Electoral campaigning constitutes in most cases a distinct purpose for which distinct consent is required."
DocumentCoE: Study on the Use of Internet in Electoral Campaigns, p. 23
- Personal data should be used only for the purposes for which it was collected.
- Personal data should only be collected for specified and legitimate purposes.
- Unless provided for by law, or necessary to deliver a service or for other legitimate purposes, personal information may only be used based on informed consent.