EDPS response to the Commission public consultation on extending the scope of the Visa Information System (VIS) to include data on long stay visas and residence documents
Large-Scale IT Systems
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.
Reflection paper on the interoperability of information systems in the area of Freedom, Security and Justice
EDPS formal comments in response to the Commission public consultation on lowering the fingerprinting age for children in the visa procedure from 12 to 6 years old
EDPS Opinion on the proposal for a Regulation on the European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA)
The May 2017 edition of the EDPS Newsletter covers recently adopted Opinions on data protection and the EU institutions, digital content and the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS), as well as many other EDPS activities.