An inquiry can be of a general nature, such as our survey on compliance with data protection rules in the EU institutions, which we conduct every two years.
We also conduct more targeted inquiries on specific subjects, for instance, video surveillance in the EU institutions.
In general, our reports on general and targeted inquiries are public.
Some of our inquiries are conducted to investigate complaints or issues that have been brought to our attention. In order to respect the confidentiality of complaints, we do not make the findings of such inquiries public, for example, verifying if an institution correctly provided a complainant with access to her personal data by physically checking their files.