Monday 10th December 2018

ePrivacy Proposal

This text is a draft proposal published by the European Council on 4th May, 2018

Chapter 1 (Articles 1 - 4)

General provisions

Chapter 2 (Articles 5 - 11)

Protection of electronic communications of end-users and of the integrity of their terminal equipment

Chapter 3 (Articles 12 - 17)

End-users' rights to control electronic communications

Chapter 4 (Articles 18 - 20)

Independent supervisory authorities and enforcement

Chapter 5 (Articles 21 - 24)

Remedies, liability and penalties

Chapter 6 (Articles 25 - 26)

Delegated Acts and Implementing Acts

Chapter 7 (Articles 27 - 29)

Final provisions

Recitals (1-42)

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Article 12

Presentation and restriction of calling and connected line identification

1. Where presentation of the calling and connected line identification is offered in accordance with Article [107] of the [Directive establishing the European Electronic Communication Code], the providers of number-based interpersonal communications services shall provide the following:

(a) the calling end-user with the possibility of preventing the presentation of the calling line identification on a per call, per connection or permanent basis;

(b) the called end-user with the possibility of preventing the presentation of the calling line identification of incoming calls;

(c) the called end-user with the possibility of rejecting incoming calls where the presentation of the calling line identification has been prevented by the calling end-user;

(d) the called end-user with the possibility of preventing the presentation of the connected line identification to which the calling end-user is connected.

2. The possibilities referred to in paragraph 1 shall be provided to end-users by simple means and free of charge.

3. Point (a) of paragraph 1 shall also apply with regard to calls to third countries originating in the Union. Points (b), (c) and (d) of paragraph 1 shall also apply to incoming calls originating in third countries.

4. Where presentation of calling or connected line identification is offered, providers of number-based interpersonal communications services shall provide information to the public regarding the options set out in paragraph 1 and the exceptions set forth in Article 13(1), (1a) and (2).