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Regulation 2018/1725

Regulation 2018/1725

Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 lays down the data protection obligations for the EU institutions and bodies when they process personal data and develop new policies.

The Regulation repeals Regulation (EC) 45/2001, and, in line with GDPR, adopts a principle-based approach.

The new legal instrument ensures that EU institutions and bodies provide transparent and easily accessible information on how personal data is used, as well as foresee clear mechanisms for individuals to exercise their rights; it also reconfirms, clarifies and enhances the role of data protection officers within each EU institution and of the EDPS.

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10/04/2019
10
Apr
2019
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Data Protection Notice

Data Protection Notice - Ipen Rome Workshop 2019

08/04/2019
8
Apr
2019

EDPS investigates contractual agreements concerning software used by EU institutions

As the supervisory authority for all EU institutions, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is responsible for enforcing and monitoring their compliance with data protection rules. In this capacity, the EDPS is undertaking an investigation into the compliance of contractual arrangements concluded between the EU institutions and Microsoft, the European Data Protection Supervisor said today.

26/02/2019
26
Feb
2019

2018 Annual Report - a new era in data protection

2018 was a busy year for the EDPS and a pivotal year for data protection in general. Under new data protection rules, the rights of every individual living in the EU are now better protected than ever. Public awareness about the value of online privacy is at an all-time high.

The 2018 Annual Report provides an insight into all EDPS activities in 2018. Chief among these were our efforts to prepare for the new legislation. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became fully applicable across the EU on 25 May 2018 and new data protection rules for the EU institutions are also now in place. Working with the new European Data Protection Board (EDPB), the EDPS aims to ensure consistent protection of individuals’ rights, wherever they live in the EU.

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26/02/2019
26
Feb
2019

EDPS launches first Annual Report of new data protection era

2018 was a busy year for the EDPS and a pivotal year for data protection in general. Under new data protection rules, the rights of every individual living in the EU are now better protected than ever, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said today, as he presented his 2018 Annual Report to the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE).

25/02/2019
25
Feb
2019

Being a Data Protection Officer in the public sector: the EU side of things

EDPS Podcast 'Being a Data Protection Officer in the public sector: the EU side of things' by Ute Kallenberger. Coversation with Barbara Eggl, Data Protection Officer at the European Central Bank (ECB).

Listen to podcast here.

20/12/2018
20
Dec
2018

Guidance on Art. 25 of the Regulation 2018/1725

EDPS Guidance on Article 25 of the Regulation 2018/1725 and internal rules

11/12/2018
11
Dec
2018

EDPS welcomes adoption of new data protection rules for EU institutions

The adoption of new data protection rules for the EU institutions and bodies represents another vital step forward in the development of a comprehensive EU framework for data protection in the digital age, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said today.

11/12/2018
11
Dec
2018

The GDPR for EU institutions: your rights in the digital era

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New data protection rules for the EU institutions provide EU citizens with the reassurance that they can enjoy the same strengthened rights when dealing with the EU institutions as they do when dealing with other companies, organizations or public bodies under the GDPR. This Factsheet will help you find out what are your rights in the digital era.

11/12/2018
11
Dec
2018

New data protection rules for EU institutions and how they affect YOU

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Personal data protection is about people. It is a fundamental right. The new data protection rules for EU Institutions, agencies and bodies give people more control over their personal data.  They are designed to ensure that personal information is protected no matter where it is sent, processed or stored. This factsheet explains how the new data protection rules for EU institutions affect you.

11/12/2018
11
Dec
2018

Documenting data processing: The EDPS guide to ensuring accountability

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The key word of the new data protection rules for EU institutions, bodies and agencies is accountability. If you are responsible for processing personal data on behalf of your institution, you are accountable for what you do, why you do it and the way you do it. This means that you need to make sure that you not only comply with data protection law, but that you can demonstrate this compliance. This factsheet will guide you in ensuring accountability.

07/12/2018
7
Dec
2018

Guidelines on Personal Data Breach Notification

EDPS guidelines on personal data breach notification for the European Union Institutions and Bodies.

07/12/2018
7
Dec
2018

Data Breach Webform User Guide

User guide for compiling the web form on personal data breach notification.

21/11/2018
21
Nov
2018

Factsheet 5 - What to expect when we inspect

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Inspections are one of the tools used by the EDPS to ensure that the EU institutions and bodies comply with the rules set out in Regulation (EU) 2018/1725. EDPS Factsheet 5 provides information on what to expect if the EDPS carries out an inspection at your institution.

21/11/2018
21
Nov
2018

EDPS Inspection Policy

Inspections conducted by the EDPS - Policy paper

28/10/2018
28
Oct
2018

Regulation (EU) 2018/1725

Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC (Text with EEA relevance).