On April 18, the Italian Data Protection Authority published the vademecum for credit collection (source document in Italian), summarizing general principles to be applied when creditors carry out activities aimed at collecting amounts due from debtors. The handbook does not introduce material changes to the existing regime but pinpoints the rights of debtors in the case of direct contacts from credit collectors.

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