Data Protection Commissioner
Data Protection Commissioner

 

 

 

Guidance for Retailers issuing e-receipts

 

The Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has carried out a series of audits in order to assess how organisations gather and process personal data in the course of providing electronic receipts (e-receipts) to customers. In a number of cases it was found that e-mail addresses, gathered for the purpose of issuing e-receipts, were being used to subsequently issue marketing material. Following on from these audits, the DPC has produced guidance around the use of e-receipts to assist retailers adhere to best practice in this regard.

 

Click here to read the full Guidance Note