On September 13 and 14, German DPAs issued a resolution (source document in German) that already-provided consents remain in force under the GDPR, as long as the manner in which consent has been given aligns with the conditions of the GDPR (Recital 171 of the GDPR). Specifically, the DPAs noted that given consents will no longer be effective if they do not comply with the prohibition of coupling (Article 7 (4) and Recital 43 GDPR) or do not respect the age limit of 16 (Article 8 (1) and Recital 33 GDPR).

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