European Data Protection Supervisor
European Data Protection Supervisor

Documenting data processing: The EDPS guide to ensuring accountability

Documenting data processing: The EDPS guide to ensuring accountability

Tuesday, 11 December, 2018
11
Dec
2018

Documenting data processing: The EDPS guide to ensuring accountability

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The key word of the new data protection rules for EU institutions, bodies and agencies is accountability. If you are responsible for processing personal data on behalf of your institution, you are accountable for what you do, why you do it and the way you do it. This means that you need to make sure that you not only comply with data protection law, but that you can demonstrate this compliance. This factsheet will guide you in ensuring accountability.