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Article 12 Proposal for the ePrivacy Regulation 2019 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 publicly available number-based interpersonal communications services shall provide the following:
    1. 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;
    2. the called end-user with the possibility of preventing the presentation of the calling line identification of incoming calls;
    3. 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;
    4. the called end-user with the possibility of preventing the presentation of the connected line identification to the calling end-user.
  2. The possibilities referred to in points (a), (b), (c) and (d) of 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 publicly available number-based interpersonal communications services shall provide information to the public regarding the options set out in points (a), (b), (c) and (d) of paragraph 1.