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Le Contrôleur Européen de la Protection des Données

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The EU has set up a number of large-scale IT systems including Eurodac; the Visa Information System; the Schengen Information System; the Customs Information System; the Internal Market Information System.

The supervision of these databases is shared between the national Data Protection Authorities and the EDPS.

In order to ensure a high and consistent level of data protection, national DPAs and the EDPS work together to coordinate the supervision of these databases.

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20/03/2018
20
Mar
2018

Data Protection and Privacy in 2018: Going beyond the GDPR

2018 will be a landmark year for data protection. As co-host of the 2018 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) and a key player in the reform and implementation of the new EU data protection framework, the EDPS will remain at the forefront of the global dialogue on data protection and privacy in the digital age, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said today, as he presented his 2017 Annual Report to the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE).

19/03/2018
19
Mar
2018

2017 Annual Report - Data Protection and Privacy in 2018: going beyond the GDPR

The GDPR is an outstanding achievement for the EU, its legislators and stakeholders, but the EU's work to ensure that data protection goes digital is far from finished. The majority of the world population now has access to the internet, while tech giants now represent the six highest valued companies in the world. With this in mind, in 2017 the EDPS issued advice to the legislator on the new ePrivacy Regulation, as well as pursuing his own initiatives relating to the Digital Clearinghouse and Digital Ethics, the latter of which will be the main topic of discussion at the 2018 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, co-hosted by the EDPS.

Finalising and implementing a revised version of the current legislation governing data protection in the EU institutions and bodies as soon as possible is also a priority, if the EU is to remain a credible and effective leader in the protection of individuals' rights. The EDPS intends to exercise the powers granted to him in the revised Regulation efficiently and responsibly, in order to ensure that the EU's institutions and bodies set an example for the rest of the EU to follow. For this reason, the EDPS has invested a lot of effort in preparing the EU institutions for the new rules and will continue to do so throughout 2018.  

In 2017, the EDPS also contributed to ongoing discussions on the Privacy Shield and on the free flow of data in trade agreements, which will remain on the EU and EDPS agenda throughout 2018. With the fight against terrorism still a pressing concern for the EU, the EDPS continues to advocate the need to find a balance between security and privacy in the processing of personal data by law enforcement authorities. As the new data protection supervisor for Europol, the EU’s police authority, he is determined to ensure that the EU sets an example in achieving this balance.

 

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30/11/2017
30
Nov
2017

8th Annual Data Protection and Privacy Conference

8th Annual Data Protection and Privacy Conference, Speech by Giovanni Buttarelli,  Brussels, Belgium

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Wednesday, 8 November, 2017
8
Nov
2017

Newsletter (N°
54
)

In the October 2017 edition of the EDPS Newsletter we cover the theme for the 2018 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, our priorities for the next 12 months, and our ongoing training in preparation for the new Regulation.
28/09/2017
28
Sep
2017

Hong Kong

Resolution on collaboration between data protection authorities and consumer protection authorities for better protection of citizens and consumers in the digital economyPDF icon
Resolution on data protection in automated and connected vehicles PDF icon
Resolution on exploring future options for International Enforcement Cooperation (2017) PDF icon
Summary from the UN-Digital Asia Hub-EDPS side event of 25 September 2017PDF icon
04/05/2017
4
May
2017

2016 Annual Report - The state of privacy 2017: EDPS provides mid-mandate report

The new EU data protection framework consists of much more than just the GDPR. New rules for the EU institutions and ePrivacy are yet to be finalised, and remain a key focal point for EDPS work. As well as providing advice to the legislator on these new rules, the EDPS has started working with the EU institutions and bodies to prepare them for the changes to come. A particular focus of his efforts in 2016 was on promoting accountability, a central pillar of the GDPR which it is safe to assume will also be integrated into the new rules for EU institutions and bodies.

In 2016, the EDPS also made a considerable effort to help move the global debate on data protection and privacy forward and mainstream data protection into international policies. He advised the EU legislator on the Umbrella agreement and the Privacy Shield and engaged with data protection and privacy commissioners from every continent. He also continued to pursue new initiatives, such as the Ethics Advisory Group, through which he intends to stimulate global debate on the ethical dimension of data protection in the digital era.

The EDPS aims to make data protection as simple and effective as possible for all involved. This requires ensuring that EU policy both reflects the realities of data protection in the digital era and encourages compliance through accountability.

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04/05/2017
4
May
2017

The state of privacy 2017: EDPS provides mid-mandate report

As we approach the mid-point of the current EDPS mandate and continue the countdown to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the EU must build on current momentum to reinforce its position as the leading force in the global dialogue on data protection and privacy in the digital age, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said today to the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE), as he presented his 2016 Annual Report.

04/05/2017
4
May
2017

The state of privacy 2017: mid-mandate report

The state of privacy 2017: mid-mandate report, Speech by Giovanni Buttarelli for the presentation of the 2016 EDPS Annual Report to the LIBE Committee, European Parliament

20/12/2016
20
Dec
2016

Newsletter Nr. 50

The December 2016 edition of the EDPS Newsletter covers recently adopted Guidelines on Administrative Inquiries and Disciplinary Proceedings, the EDPS Opinion on Personal Information Management Systems (PIMS) and many other EDPS activities.

09/11/2016
9
Nov
2016

IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2016

Keynote speech by Giovanni Buttarelli, Brussels, Belgium

18/10/2016
18
Oct
2016

Resolution on International Enforcement Cooperation

Resolution on International Enforcement Cooperation, 38th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, Marrakesh

18/10/2016
18
Oct
2016

Marrakesh

Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Privacy and Data Protection - 38th International Conference of Data Protection and PrivacyPDF icon
Resolution for the Adoption of an International Competency Framework on Privacy EducationPDF icon
International Competency Framework for school students on data protection and privacyPDF icon
Resolution on Developing New Metrics of Data Protection RegulationPDF icon
Resolution on Human Rights DefendersPDF icon
Resolution on International Enforcement CooperationPDF icon
18/07/2016
18
Jul
2016

Global Personal Data Protection Policy Trend

Keynote speech by Giovanni Buttarelli given at Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA), Seúl, South Korea

26/05/2016
26
May
2016

Spring Conference of European DPAs

Keynote speech by Giovanni Buttarelli given at the Spring Conference of European DPAs, Budapest, Hungary

24/05/2016
24
May
2016

2015 Annual Report - Data protection for the digital generation: the countdown to the GDPR begins

The EDPS focused considerable efforts in 2015 on ensuring the successful adoption of new and effective data protection rules, providing legislators with detailed recommendations in the form of an app. He now turns his attention to the successful implementation of these rules and the reform of the current Regulation, which will apply to the work of the EDPS and the other EU institutions and bodies.

The EDPS launched several new initiatives in 2015, such as those on data ethics and big data. He also worked closely with the Article 29 Working Party to analyse the consequences of the Court of Justice of the European Union's ruling on Safe Harbour and advise the Commission on alternative solutions. These and other initiatives will continue into 2016 and beyond to ensure that the EU remains at the forefront of data protection and privacy policy in the years to come.

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09/05/2016
9
May
2016

European Union as a promoter of a real revolution

Article of Giovanni Buttarelli appeared on Il Sole 24 Ore newspaper

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07/01/2016
7
Jan
2016

Priorités pour 2016: Le CEPD en tant que conseiller des institutions de l’UE

Alors que 2015 touchait à sa fin, le Contrôleur européen de la protection des données (CEPD) a publié ses priorités pour la politique et les activités de consultation de l’organisation pour 2016.

27/10/2015
27
Oct
2015

Amsterdam

Amsterdam Declaration on Genetic and Health Data and Data Protection Oversight of Security and IntelligencePDF icon
Resolution on Privacy and International Humanitarian ActionPDF icon
Resolution on Transparency ReportingPDF icon
Resolution on Cooperation with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to PrivacyPDF icon
Resolution on Conference's Strategic Direction (2016-18)PDF icon
30/07/2015
30
Jul
2015

Stratégie 2015-2019

Le présent rapport définit la stratégie adoptée par le CEPD pour la période 2015-2019. Comme la protection des données concerne pratiquement tous les domaines de la politique européenne et constitue un facteur clé dans leur légitimation et la confiance des citoyens, la nouvelle stratégie du CEPD vise à fournir un cadre pour promouvoir une culture de la protection des données dans les institutions européennes. Il soutient également le concept de boîtes à outils pour les décideurs afin de les aider à développer des solutions innovantes à la hauteur des défis de la protection des données.

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Giovanni Buttarelli, CEPD avec Frans Timmermans, Premier vice-président 2 mars 2015
Giovanni Buttarelli, CEPD avec Frans Timmermans, Premier vice-président 2 mars 2015
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02/07/2015
2
Jul
2015

Presentation of the EDPS 2014 Annual Report at LIBE

Presentation of the EDPS 2014 Annual Report during the meeting of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, speech of Giovanni Buttarelli, European Parliament, Brussels

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