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    On behalf of

    "Consent by definition requires some sort of positive action on behalf of the recipient. However, it is a widely held misconception in data protection terms that consent requires that the user "opts-in" to their data being used. Prior consent does not mean the same thing as 'opt-in.'" (Email Marketing)

    I think the above sentences should read as follows:

    "Consent by definition requires some sort of positive action on the part of the recipient. However, it is a widely held misconception in data protection terms that consent requires that the user "opt-in" to his data being used. Prior consent does not mean the same thing as 'opt-in.'"

    Do you agree?

    Thanks!

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    Re: On behalf of

    I have no problem with "the part" and "opt-in", but there is always the possibility that someone will cry sexist if "his" is used. "Their" is less flammable.

    John

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    Re: On behalf of

    If you are one of those people who dislike 'they/them/their' used for singular referral, consider " "... consent requires that users "opt-in" to their data being used."

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    Re: On behalf of

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    If you are one of those people who dislike 'they/them/their' used for singular referral, consider " "... consent requires that users "opt-in" to their data being used."
    I'm not one of those people, and I can't modify the sentence; it was written by someone else (see the link in my first post).

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