Decree relating to the information requirements applicable to operators of digital platforms
This draft decree determines the content, procedures and conditions of application of Article 49 of Law No 2016-1321 of 7 October 2016 for a Digital Republic, which requires all operators of online platforms to provide trustworthy, clear and transparent information on the operation of the listing or intermediation service that they provide.
It sets out in detail the information that must be communicated, taking into account the nature of the platforms’ activities, depending on whether they contribute to bringing multiple parties into contact (collaborative platforms, marketplaces, etc.) or whether they simply classify or list content, goods or services offered or placed online by third parties (search engines).
It also covers the information requirements applicable to comparison websites, previously set out in another decree.
Finally, it also establishes the procedures for presenting this information.