EU approaches to data protection, competition and consumer protection share common goals, including the promotion of growth, innovation and the welfare of individual consumers.
Closer dialogue between regulators and experts across these policy areas can aid enforcement of rules on competition and consumer protection and stimulate the market for privacy-enhancing services.
The Opinion outlines the position of the EDPS on the legislative package entitled: “A New Deal for Consumers” that is composed of the Proposal for a Directive as regards better enforcement and modernisation of EU consumer protection rules and the Proposal for a Directive on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers.
EDPS Opinion on the Proposal for a Directive on certain aspects concerning contracts for the supply of digital content, 14 March 2017
EDPS Opinion on coherent enforcement of fundamental rights in the age of Big Data
Speaking points of Peter Hustinx, European Consumer Summit 2014: "European Consumers in the Digital Era", Brussels.