Putting privacy pictograms into practice - a European perspective
Recent proposals for privacy pictograms show a growing interest of simplifying privacy-related statements. Such pictograms can be useful to enhance the users' understanding of privacy issues and empower to react accordingly. In this text we bring together various mostly independently developed approaches and compare them with each other. We distinguish different categories, e.g., pictograms for privacy seals, for matching privacy preferences or for interpreting privacy policies. Further, we elaborate requirements for a widespread use of privacy pictograms by applying the perspective of European data protection regulation.
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