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Rights of the Individual

One of the aims of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is to empower individuals and give them control over their personal data. The GDPR has a chapter on the rights of data subjects (individuals) which includes the right of access, the right to rectification, the right to erasure, the right to restrict processing, the right to data portability, the right to object and the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing.

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17
Dec
2020

EDPS Formal comments on the draft Commission Implementing Decision laying down requirements concerning the format of personal data

EDPS Formal comments on the draft Commission Implementing Decision laying down requirements concerning the format of personal data to be inserted in the application form to be submitted pursuant to Article 17(1) of Regulation (EU) 2018/1240 of the European Parliament and the Council as well as the parameters and the verifications to be implemented in order to ensure completeness of the application and coherence of those data

Available languages: German, English, French
10
Nov
2020

Opinion on the proposal for temporary derogations from Directive 2002/58/EC for the purpose of combatting child sexual abuse online

EDPS Opinion on the European Commission proposal for temporary derogations from Directive 2002/58/EC for the purpose of combatting child sexual abuse online.

Available languages: German, English, French
15
Oct
2020

Global Privacy Assembly Closed Session 2020 - At your desk

Global Privacy Assembly Closed Session 2020 - At your desk

When: 13-15 October 2020

Where: Online session

The newly renamed Global Privacy Assembly (formerly known as International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners - ICDPPC) took place this year 2020 during the period from October the 13th to October the 15th. This year's event wasn't immune to the COVID-19 pandemic currently occurring. Consequently the place of the event, which initially was planned to be held in Mexico City, had to be changed to a virtual setting, making it the first time that such an occasion was organized online.

Following you can find the resolutions adopted during this year's GPA:

 

Resolution on Facial Recognition Technology
Available languages: English
Resolution on the Role of Personal Data Protection in International Development Aid, International Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management
Available languages: English
Resolution on Accountability in the Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence
Available languages: English
Resolution on the Privacy and Data Protection Challenges arising from the COVID-19 Pandemic
Available languages: English
Resolution on Joint Statements on Emerging Issues
Available languages: English
31
Jul
2020

EDPS formal comments on the draft Commission Delegated Regulation amending Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1939 of 12 October 2017

EDPS formal comments on the draft Commission Delegated Regulation amending Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1939 of 12 October 2017 implementing enhanced cooperation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office as regards setting out categories of operational personal data and categories of data subjects for the purpose of data processing in the index