The Right not to be Subject to Automated Decision-Making: The role of explicit consent.

2 August 2016

New Scientific Publication online:
The Right not to be Subject to Automated Decision-Making: The role of explicit consent.

Abstract of this paper:
The data protection framework is a seemingly ideal candidate to tackle the potential negative outcomes of algorithmic decision-making. For instance, the empowered data subject is granted the right not to be subject to automatic decision-making, including profiling. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) does contain an important caveat however: the introduction of ‘explicit consent’ as an exception ground for the data controller not to grant the data subject his or her right not to be subject to automated-decision making.

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