European Data Protection Supervisor
European Data Protection Supervisor

Regulation 45/2001

Regulation 45/2001

Regulation 45/2001 lays down the obligations for the EU institutions when they process personal data such as the obligation for each of them to appoint a Data Protection Officer. It is also the Regulation that established the European Data Protection Supervisor to be the independent data protection authority who is tasked to ensure that the right to privacy is respected by European institutions and bodies and advise the EU legislator on subjects that have data protection implications. This Regulation is currently under review in order to be brought in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. The European Commission published a proposal on 10 January 2017

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12/05/2017
12
May
2017

Newsletter Nr. 51

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.

15/03/2017
15
Mar
2017

Upgrading data protection rules for EU institutions and bodies

EDPS Opinion on the proposal for a Regulation on the protection of individuals 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

15/02/2017
15
Feb
2017
09/12/2016
9
Dec
2016

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 (EC) No. 45/2001. EDPS Factsheet 5 provides information on what to expect if the EDPS carries out an inspection at your institution.

07/04/2016
7
Apr
2016

Newsletter Nr. 47

The April 2016 edition of the EDPS Newsletter covers the EDPS Opinion on the EU-US "Umbrella Agreement", the launch of the EDPS Reference Library and the EDPS initiative on digital ethics and many other EDPS activities.

21/01/2016
21
Jan
2016

General Report "Survey 2015"

General Report on "Measuring compliance with Regulation (EC) 45/2001 in EU institutions ("Survey 2015")

07/01/2016
7
Jan
2016

Priorities for 2016: The EDPS as an advisor to the EU Institutions

As 2015 drew to a close, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) published his Priorities for the policy and consultation activities of the organisation for 2016.

08/10/2015
8
Oct
2015

Europe’s big data protection opportunity

Keynote address of Giovanni Buttarelli given at the Banking and Payments Federation, Ireland

21/05/2015
21
May
2015

The Digital Single Market, data protection and the role of the EDPS to 2020

Speech given by Giovanni Buttarelli at Brussels Matters, Brussels

31/10/2014
31
Oct
2014

Newsletter Nr. 43

The October 2014 edition of the EDPS Newsletter covers the upcoming appointment of a new team of EDPS Supervisors, the EDPS Position Paper on international data transfers and many other EDPS activities.

07/07/2014
7
Jul
2014

Newsletter Nr. 42

The July 2014 edition of the EDPS Newsletter covers EDPS Opinions on asset freezing and Big Data and many other EDPS activities.

04/06/2014
4
Jun
2014

The EDPS as an advisor to EU institutions on policy and legislation

The EDPS as an advisor to EU institutions on policy and legislation: building on ten years of experience

05/03/2014
5
Mar
2014

Package of legislative measures reforming Eurojust

Opinion on the package of legislative measures reforming Eurojust and setting up the European Public Prosecutor's Office ('EPPO')    

25/02/2014
25
Feb
2014

EDPS Guidelines on the Rights of Individuals: data protection is essential to good public administration

As part of the action plan laid out in his Strategy 2013-2014 to provide guidance to the EU administration, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has published Guidelines on the Rights of Individuals with regard to the Processing of Personal Data.

13/02/2014
13
Feb
2014

Investigative Data Consultation Platform - OLAF

EDPS Decision concerning the transfers of personal data carried out by OLAF through the Investigative Data Consultation Platform pursuant to Article 9(7) of Regulation (EC) No 45/2001

Annex - Draft Administrative Cooperation Arrangement between the "European Anti-Fraud Office" (OLAF) and [The Partner]PDF icon
12/02/2014
12
Feb
2014

Data Protection Supervision of Europol

EDPS Comments on the Data Protection Supervision of Europol, Council of the European Union / Law Enforcement Working Party

24/01/2014
24
Jan
2014

General Report "Survey 2013"

General Report on "Measuring compliance with Regulation (EC) 45/2001 in EU institutions ("Survey 2013")"

16/12/2013
16
Dec
2013

Factsheet 4 - Keeping an eye on video-surveillance in the EU administration

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Almost all EU institutions and bodies have video-surveillance in operation on their premises. When well-designed and selectively used, video surveillance systems are powerful tools for tackling security issues. EDPS Factsheet 4 explains how to balance security with respect for privacy when using video-surveillance.

09/12/2013
9
Dec
2013

General Data Protection Regulation

EDPS comments on the application of the proposed General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to EU institutions and bodies

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