EDPS contribution to further specify procedural rules relating to the enforcement of GDPR

EDPS contribution in the context of the Commission initiative to further specify procedural rules relating to the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation.

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Newsletter Digest- Episode #3

Welcome to our #3 Episode of the Newsletter Digest, in which we cover the use of Open-Source software, personal data and public safety, EDPS Investigations and some EDPS History. Happy Listening!

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TechDispatch on Central Bank Digital Currency

This edition focuses on privacy and data protection challenges when developing and implementing Central Bank Digital Currency solutions.

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Coordinated Enforcement Action on the role of data protection officers

EDPS participates in European Data Protection Board's Coordinated Enforcement Action on the role and tasks of data protection officers with other data protection authorities of the EU and European Economic Area. Read Press Release about the initiative


The EDPS opens office in Strasbourg

On 14 March, the EDPS has opened his new Office in the premises of the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
With the new office, we aim to provide additional support in the European Parliament's legislative process, including during the plenary sessions, fulfilling our role as advisor to the EU legislator.
Data protection is becoming increasingly engrained in EU legislation, the new EDPS office provides an opportunity for closer cooperation and engagement with policymakers and other EU institutions present in Strasbourg, as well as with the Council of Europe.

The inauguration ceremony featured speeches from the Chair of the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament, the European Ombudsman and the Council of Europe.

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EDPS Newsletter #100

This Newsletter edition is a special one, as it is our 100th newsletter! That’s 100 newsletters written since 2005, in which we aim to bring you regular bite-size updates on the work we do to protect two of your fundamental rights: your rights to data protection and privacy. Read it here.


EDPS to pilot the use of Open Source Software

EDPS starts piloting Open Source Software, offering the possibility to share files, send messages, make video calls and collaborative drafting in a secured cloud environment. Read Press Release


New EDPS podcast webpage

Welcome to our new EDPS podcast webpage. With our podcast series, we aim at exploring the current state of the EU data protection framework, technological developments and the impact on individuals rights and freedoms. 

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Personal data and public safety

The EDPS has issued an Opinion on two legislative Proposals on the collection and transfer of advance passenger information (API), which includes air passengers’ personal data included in their travel documents (passport or identity cards) that is collected during check-in. Read Press Release & Opinion

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Newsletter Digest - Episode 2

Have a listen to Episode 2 of the Newsletter Digest! This new podcast series aims to bring you closer to some of the work we do to shape a safer digital future, in just under 10 minutes. Our main topics of this month include: personal data breaches, consultations and complaints, and more.