Ensuring the rights and freedoms of users continues to be a key priority for DOT Europe. As consumers continue to explore new online services, it is necessary to guarantee users’ rights online, including the protection of personal data, communications confidentiality, as well as network and information security. This is key in order to promote online cross-border e-commerce and help create a more dynamic and robust digital single market for users and businesses alike. In this context, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will provide an important opportunity to establish harmonised rules and principles aimed at strengthening individuals’ privacy while also promoting the development of the Digital Single Market and innovation in the EU. Against this background, it is important uphold the principle of technology neutrality and provide predictability for service providers, users, and generally contribute to a more secure communications ecosystem, while ensuring consistency within the online privacy regulatory framework in Europe.