As data flows digitally across borders, it essential that the protection of fundamental rights is ensured. In our role as advisor to the EU legislator, the EDPS continues to offer his expertise on EU proposals for international agreements, including in the areas of trade, law enforcement (for instance on PNR agreements with non-EU countries) and administrative cooperation. The EDPS recommendations aim to ensure that individuals in the EU do not forfeit their rights when their personal data is transferred outside of the EU.
Preliminary Opinion on the agreement between the United States of America and the European Union on the protection of personal information relating to the prevention, investigation, detection and prosecution of criminal offences
The December 2015 edition of the EDPS Newsletter covers the EDPS Opinions on Big Data and Digital Ethics and many other EDPS activities.
EDPS consultation regarding the impact of the Safe Harbour ruling on the transfer of personal data in the framework of the "360° Feedback Leadership Circle" at DG MARE (Case 2015-0924)