European Data Protection Supervisor
European Data Protection Supervisor

Rights of the Individual

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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08/12/2014
8
Dec
2014

EDPS Guidelines on conflicts of interest: data protection strengthens good public administration

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) encourages EU institutions and bodies (EU institutions) to balance transparency in the interests of the public and the data protection rights of individuals when managing the declarations of the conflicts of interest of people working for them. This balancing exercise can strengthen their efforts to foster the trust of the public as well as those who work for them.

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.

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04/06/2014
4
Jun
2014

The EU should ensure an area of freedom, security and justice with the rights of individuals at its core

The EDPS today called on the European Council to place the rights of individuals at the core of justice and security policies in the years to come.

26/03/2014
26
Mar
2014

Privacy and competitiveness in the age of big data

Preliminary Opinion on "Privacy and competitiveness in the age of big data: The interplay between data protection, competition law and consumer protection in the Digital Economy"

17/03/2014
17
Mar
2014

Panel for Financial Irregularities - ECA

Opinion of 17 March 2014 on the notification for prior checking received from the Data Protection Officer of the European Court of Auditors concerning the ECA's Panel for Financial Irregularities (Case 2013-0846)

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12/03/2014
12
Mar
2014

Protection of undisclosed know-how and business information

Opinion on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure    

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.

25/02/2014
25
Feb
2014

Rights of Individuals

Guidelines on the Rights of Individuals with regard to the Processing of Personal Data

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20/02/2014
20
Feb
2014

Rebuilding Trust in EU-US Data Flows

Opinion on the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on "Rebuilding Trust in EU-US Data Flows" and on the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on "the Functioning of the Safe Harbour from the Perspective of EU Citizens and Companies Established in the EU"    

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05/12/2013
5
Dec
2013

Payment services

Opinion on a proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on payment services in the internal market amending Directives 2002/65/EC, 2006/48/EC and 2009/110/EC and repealing Directive 2007/64/EC, and for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on interchange fees for card-based payment transactions

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14/11/2013
14
Nov
2013

European single market for electronic communications

Opinion on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down measures concerning the European single market for electronic communications and to achieve a Connected Continent, and amending Directives 2002/20/EC, 2002/21/EC and 2002/22/EC and Regulations (EC) No 1211/2009 and (EU) No 531/2012

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29/10/2013
29
Oct
2013

Deployment of the eCall System

Opinion on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning type-approval requirements for the deployment of the eCall system and amending Directive 2007/46/EC    

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20/09/2013
20
Sep
2013

Public access request to a list of gifts received by ECB members of staff

Answer concerning public access request to a list of gifts received by ECB members of staff (Case 2013-0550)

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17/07/2013
17
Jul
2013

(Future) Interaction between Data Protection Authorities and National Human Rights Institutions

Article by Peter Hustinx published in: "National Human Rights Institutions in Europe - Comparative, European and International Pesrpectives", Jan Wouters and Katrien Meuwissen (eds.) - Cambridge 2013, p. 157-172.

04/07/2013
4
Jul
2013

Prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing

Opinion on a proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing, and a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on information on the payer accompanying transfers of funds

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17/06/2013
17
Jun
2013

Credible cyber security strategy in the EU needs to be built on privacy and trust

Cyber security is not an excuse for the unlimited monitoring and analysis of the personal information of individuals, said the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) today following the publication of his opinion on the EU's strategy on cyber security.

31/05/2013
31
May
2013

European Union Agency for Law enforcement Cooperation and Training (Europol)

Opinion on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union Agency for Law enforcement Cooperation and Training (Europol) and repealing Decisions 2009/371/JHA and 2005/681/JHA

28/03/2013
28
Mar
2013

Sharing personal information and respecting privacy at home

Speech delivered by Peter Hustinx at Le Point Conference "Connected and Intelligent Home", Paris

27/03/2013
27
Mar
2013

eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020

Opinion on the Communication from the Commission on 'eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020 - Innovative healthcare for the 21st century'

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