Relationship with Directive 2002/58/EC
This Regulation shall not impose additional obligations on natural or legal persons in r elation to processing in connection with the provision of publicly available electronic communications services in public communication networks in the United Kingdom in relation to matters for which they are subject to specific obligations with the same objective set out in domestic law made before IP completion day implementing Directive 2002/ 58/ EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12th July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector .
Important note about UK GDPR recitals
Recitals to the GDPR are saved into UK domestic law and apply to the interpretation of the UK GDPR. However, they have not been amended upon saving. This may mean that some recitals are no longer relevant if the corresponding provisions have not been retained in UK domestic law. (Tell me more.)