The system must respect the users chosen value for the Do Not Track (DNT) header.
Systems usually request information from their users, obtain it from third parties or collect it based on their interactions with the application. The DNT header holds information about a users preference regarding being tracked by the websites they visit. Websites often ignore this header and proceed to track the users activities, which could represent a privacy violation if no consent is requested.
This requirement is verified in following services
- ePrivacy Directive-6_4. Traffic data
- ePrivacy Directive-9_1. Location data other than traffic data
- GDPR-R39. Principles of data processing
- GDPR-R40. Lawfulness of data processing
- PCI DSS-6_4_1. Public-facing web applications are protected against attacks
- CWE™-36. Absolute path traversal
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