Kolany-Raiser, B.Consumers as data suppliers – Legal aspects of 'smart' products

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Barbara Kolany-Raiser

Release date:
June 2016


Contributions to consumer research, consumer association NRW

The development in recent years has shown that more and more products turn 'smart' – fitness bracelets animating us to be more active or fridges which autonomously order groceries. Moreover, social insurances are interested in this data generated by consumers in terms of subsidizing fitness bracelets and designing bonus programs. Along with aspects of data protection, this article also deals with the contractual and liability issues concerning 'smart' devices.

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