European Data Protection Supervisor
European Data Protection Supervisor

Contact Us

Contact Us

This page contains a map showing the location of our office premises; our contact details; office closing dates; information on the various ways in which you can contact us, including a link to a contact form; information organisers should read before inviting the EDPS to an event; and some important security information to read before filling in the contact form.


Our Contact Details

Postal address: Rue Wiertz 60, B-1047 Brussels

Office address: Rue Montoyer 30, B-1000 Brussels



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2017 Office Closing Dates

2 January; 13-17 April; 1, 9, 25 and 26 May; 5 June; 21 July; 15 August; 1-2 November; 25-29 December.


How to contact us

If you have a general enquiry, would like to invite the EDPS to an event, request information or have an enquiry on your personal data processed by the EDPS please use this contact form to get in touch.

Please note: The EDPS is not competent to deal with issues at national level (for example, those related to national, regional or local authorities, private companies or organisations, or not-for-profit organisations); questions should be addressed to the relevant data protection authority.


Invitations to speaking engagements

The EDPS receives a significant number of invitations to speak at events in the EU and further afield.

As an EU public body, our policy is to make sure that we use our resources appropriately and effectively and that any speaking engagements we undertake actively support our objectives.

As well as promoting our tasks and mission, our principal reason for accepting speaking engagements is to highlight the relevance of privacy and data protection and to raise awareness of the rights of individuals and the obligations of the EU administration.

Where appropriate, we will offer to send an experienced official to speak in place of the Supervisor or Assistant Supervisor, when their diaries prevent them from accepting the engagement themselves.

Sometimes, the EDPS will agree to sponsor or co-organise an event. However, resource implications limit the number of opportunities to do so.

We do not sponsor or co-organise events by commercial organisations.

The EDPS does not accept fees for speaking engagements.

In principle, the EDPS will pay for the travel and accommodation costs for the Supervisor(s) or colleague(s) who has agreed to the speaking engagement.

Where the event organiser offers to pay for part or all of the costs, the speaker is obliged to provide written evidence in his or her travel and/or expense declarations.

Event organisers wishing to display EDPS presentations, logo or descriptions should note that we retain copyright on our materials. Our prior agreement should be sought to use them on website, literature or other medium. We do not accept arrangements which limit us from publishing EDPS presentations on our own website.

All arrangements need to respect data protection obligations.


Visit the EDPS

Visits to the EDPS can be organised for groups, such as university students at post-graduate level. To do this, please contact our Press and Information service at well in advance.

Please note that each member of a group should bring an identity document to access our building.

By public transport:
The closest metro stations are Trône/Troon, Arts-Loi/Kunst-Wet and Maelbeek/Maalbeek

The closest railway station is Bruxelles-Luxembourg

The closest bus stop is Place Luxembourg  


Location Map


Location map showing EDPS offices


Important Security Information

The EDPS strives to ensure a high level of security for information shared with us in our contact form such as using Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS). Nevertheless, communication over the internet, including email, is not fully secure and can potentially be intercepted by persons outside of the EDPS. The EDPS relies on third party services (the European Parliament and the European Commission) to help maintain the security and performance of the EDPS website; the EDPS IT infrastructure is subject to their security measures.