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Adopted a reform package for the protection of personal data 04/15/2016

24.01.2017 - 14:35
Significant accomplishment- The European parliament on 14.04.2016, has adopted the reform package for data protection, presented first time in 2012! The changes have only one goal: to give more control to your personal data - read more here: http://europa.eu/!dR79yq ‪ #‎eudatap

Political agreement reached on the EU DP Regulation and Directive

18.12.2015 - 09:23
New rules on data transfers for policing and judicial purposes, informally agreed on Tuesday and backed by Civil Liberties Committee MEPs on Thursday morning, will set high standards of data protection to protect citizens' rights and freedoms. They should also enable police forces across Europe to work together faster and more efficiently to...

THE EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE ON THE CASE MAXIMILIAN SCHREMS V DATA PROTECTION COMMISSIONER

09.10.2015 - 09:46
One of the most current cases related to the personal data protection in the last period was the case of Maximilian Schrems v the Irish data protection authority, the Data Protection Commissioner. Maximillian Schrems, an Austrian citizen, has been a Facebook user since 2008. As is the case with other subscribers residing in the EU, some or all of...

Josseph Cannataci chosen to be the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy

23.09.2015 - 15:01
In the period of 15 th of June – 3 rd of July 2015, the 29 th session of the Human Rights Council was held. At this session, the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy, Mr. Josseph Cannataci, full professor holding chair in European Information Policy and Technology Law in the Netherlands and head of department of Information Policy and...

Questions and Answers on the EU-US data protection "Umbrella agreement"

23.09.2015 - 14:23
The EU-US data protection "Umbrella agreement" negotiations are finalised and the agreement has just been initialled. What is the EU-US data protection "Umbrella Agreement"? The EU-US data protection "Umbrella Agreement" puts in place a comprehensive high-level data protection framework for EU-US law enforcement cooperation. The Agreement covers...

Germany’s DPAs: Purpose limitation must not be weakened

01.09.2015 - 13:41
Germany EU DP Regulation Human rights Germany’s Data Protection Commissioners declare that the principle of purpose limitation must not be weakened by the proposed EU Data Protection draft Regulation. The German DPAs issued a press release on 26 August in which they oppose the proposals made by the EU Council with regard to purpose limitation, and...

New Director of Spain’s Data Protection Authority announces her strategy

29.07.2015 - 11:35
Following her appointment on 24 July, Mar España Martí, the new Director of Spain’s national Data Protection Authority (Agencia Española de Protección de Datos - AEPD), was introduced to the media on 27 July at the AEPD’s office in Madrid by Justice Minister, Rafael Catalá. Martí announced her plans for her four year term. She declared her...

A new UN agency for data protection and data security is needed to protect the confidential and personal information of citizens around the world, the European commissioner for digital economy told delegates at the World Economic Forum on Thursday

23.01.2015 - 11:50
A new UN agency for data protection and data security is needed to protect the confidential and personal information of citizens around the world, the European commissioner for digital economy told delegates at the World Economic Forum on Thursday. Günther Oettinger said the recent Sony hack, which exposed swaths of confidential and personal...

State secretary dedicated to privacy in the new Belgian government from 20.11.2014

02.12.2014 - 12:47
It was announced that Belgium will have for the first time in history a member of the cabinet dedicated to privacy. The Flemish liberal Bart Tommelein will be the Secretary of State (i.e. a member of the cabinet assigned to a Minister) responsible for privacy matters. Given that Mr. Tommelein's competences will now cover both combating social...

Giovanni Buttarelli Confirmed as Next European Data Protection Supervisor

02.12.2014 - 10:52
It has now been confirmed that Giovanni Buttarelli will be appointed as the next European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), the data protection watchdog and advisor to the various rulemaking and supervisory bodies that make up the EU. Mr Buttarelli currently serves as Deputy EDPS under Peter Hustinx. Mr Buttarelli’s agenda is yet to be announced...

Press release - 98th meeting of Article 29 Working party

27.11.2014 - 11:56
Тhe European data protection authorities assembled in the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) have adopted guidelines on the implementation of the CJEU’s judgment. These guidelines contain the common interpretation of the ruling as well as the common criteria to be used by the data protection authorities when addressing complaints. These guidelines...

Cyber Europe 2014- Biggest ever cyber security exercise in Europe today

18.11.2014 - 11:19
More than 200 organisations and 400 cyber-security professionals from 29 European countries are testing their readiness to counter cyber-attacks in a day-long simulation, organised by the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA). In Cyber Europe 2014 experts from the public and private sectors including cyber security...

Letter from Mr. Peter Hustinx. European supervisor

07.11.2014 - 16:30
The European supervisor, Mr. Peter Hustinx sent a letter to inform that upon a request from EDPS, EPSO (European Personnel Selection Office) is launching an open competition for recruitment of 20 Administrators in the field of data protection. This competition is open to all European citizens that have the requested qualifications and the...

Court of Justice of the EU and the myth of the "right to be forgotten" online!

23.09.2014 - 00:00
On the website of the European Commission recently was published a document which breaks the "myths" or the dilemmas about the "right to be forgotten" online. On 13 May 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union, acknowledged that under the existing European legislation on data protection, EU citizens have the right to apply to search...

European data protection authorities discuss how to reinforce international cooperation

05.06.2014 - 15:05
Strasbourg, 05.06.2014 – The European Conference of Data Protection Authorities is bringing together representatives of over 40 national and sub-national European data protection authorities in Strasbourg on 5 June to discuss how to strengthen European and international cooperation in this field. The Council of Europe and the French data...

EDPS calls Germany to take the lead in negotiating the EU DP Regulation

19.01.2014 - 23:22
Speaking in Bonn, Germany on 13 January, Hustinx said: "Germany claims a special responsibility and role in the area of data protection. The new German government can tackle this subject with the necessary drive and energy and thereby gain acceptance of the German position at European level and lead Europe to a higher level of data protection...