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Our Opinions relate primarily to proposals for legislation and are addressed to the EU legislator (the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission), with the aim of flagging main data protection concerns together with our recommendations.

These Opinions are issued in response to requests by the Commission, which is legally obliged to seek our guidance on any legislative proposal, or draft implementing or delegated acts, as well as recommendations and proposals to the Council in the context of international agreements according to Article 42(1) of Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 where there is an impact on the protection of personal data. We also issue own-initiative opinions as part of our role as advisor on all matters relating to the processing of personal data.

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11
Aug
2022

EDPS Opinion on the Proposal for a Regulation as regards conversion of the Farm Accountancy Data Network into a Farm Sustainability Data Network (FSDN)

The Proposal aims to regulate the processing of personal data in the context of the collection of farm level economic, environmental and social data as well as the further management and use of such data in the Farm Sustainability Data Network (‘FSDN’). 

Available languages: English
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9
Aug
2022

Cross-border data flows in the Agreement between the EU and Japan for an Economic Partnership

EDPS Opinion on the Recommendation for a Council Decision authorising the opening of negotiations for the inclusion of provisions on cross-border data flows in the Agreement between the European Union and Japan for an Economic Partnership

Available languages: English
18
Jul
2022

EDPS Opinion on the Proposal for a Regulation on EU geographical indications for wine, spirit drinks and agricultural products, and quality schemes for agricultural products

 

EDPS Opinion on the Proposal for a Regulation on EU geographical indications for wine, spirit drinks and agricultural products, and quality schemes for agricultural products 

 

Available languages: English