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.
Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on automated data exchange for police cooperation (“Prüm II”)
EDPS Opinion on the two Proposals for Council Decisions authorising Member States to sign and to ratify, in the interest of the European Union, the Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime on enhanced co - operation and disclosure of electronic evidence
EDPS Opinion on the Proposal for Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising