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opt-out

(ŏpt′owt′) [L. optare, to wish for]
To choose not to participate in a program or not to receive information about a particular product or service. In health care, to decline to participate in a recommended program, e.g., in health screening, vaccination, or research.
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Cyprus is among 19 EU member states have requested opt-outs for all or part of their territory from cultivation of a Monsanto genetically-modified crop, which is authorised to be grown in the European Union, the European Commission said on Sunday.
Within the data-sharing arena, online white page directories--searchable databases of personal information--offer an interesting context to examine the effectiveness and compliance of opt-out mechanisms.
However, a series of legal experts have warned that Scotland would have to reapply and would have to negotiate its own opt-outs from Schengen and the euro.
Speaking in Brussels Thursday, Thorning-Schmidt, her country's first female PM promised that Denmark will move to a closer EU integration and abolish the 4 opt-outs from common policies the country negotiated in 1993.
John Hannah, Usdaw general secretary, said: "The regulations have provided more than enough opportunities, loopholes, opt-outs and exclusions to sustain the long hours culture in the UK.
Costs would rise and profits could be hit if the opt-out from the Working Time Directive was ended, according to the report.
Unions are campaigning to have the opt-out scrapped, arguing that tens of thousands of workers are being forced to waive their employment rights.
But it's an opt-out bill, which means that when it becomes law, anybody will be able to spam anybody else, legally, as long as they give the spammee the option to remove themselves from future spams.
Each company also will need to devise a method by which to track opt-outs so opt-out information is not illegally disclosed, and implement a system to respond to changes in its information-sharing practices.
Notwithstanding the loss of the common-law defenses, Texas workers' comp loss experience has been favorable for opt-out employers.
To opt out you need to ask the DMA to post you an information pack and opt-out form.
PLANS by the Tory-Lib Dem Coalition Government to opt-out of 130 EU police and criminal justice measures will weaken the fight against crime and put the safety of Welsh communities at risk.