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.
Formal comments of the EDPS on the Proposal for a Regulation on general product safety, amending Regulation (EU) No 1025/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Council Directive 87/357/EEC and Directive 2001/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council
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