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Newsletter #99

In this Newsletter, find out more about our top consultations and complaints dealt with in 2022, our activities for data protection day. As well as our latest Opinions, including one that may have an impact on your holidays, and one concerning your instant payments.

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Marching together as Europeans

"I strongly believe that we, as Europeans, must renew our commitment to this endless march that is the European Union process, in which we all advance together towards more democracy, more prosperity and more respect for fundamental rights" - Read blogpost, written by EDPS Director, to mark Data Protection Day.


Journée de la protection des données

Le 28 janvier de chaque année, les États membres du Conseil de l'Europe et les institutions de l'UE célèbrent la Journée de la protection des données. Elle marque l'anniversaire de la convention du Conseil de l'Europe sur la protection des données, connue sous le nom de "Convention 108". Il s'agissait de la première loi internationale contraignante concernant les droits des individus à la protection de leurs données personnelles.

  • Regardez la vidéo du Contrôleur européen de la protection des données pour marquer la Journée de la protection des données 2023.
  • Lire l'éditorial de Wojciech Wiewiórowski publié dans Euractiv.
  • Lire l'article de Wojciech Wiewiórowski publié dans The Brussels Times.

Journée de la protection des données: vos données, vos droits

La législation européenne sur la protection des données accorde aux personnes un certain nombre de droits lorsque leurs données sont traitées par une institution de l'UE.

Lisez notre fiche d'information et apprenez-en plus sur vos droits.

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Secure instant payments for individuals in the EU

EDPS welcomes the proposed Regulation aiming to increase the use of instant credit transfers, in an efficient and accurate way.

Read Press Release

Read Opinion

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New Podcast: The Newsletter Digest!

Introducing our brand NEW podcast series, the #NewsletterDigest, which aims to bring you closer to some of the work we do to shape a safer digital future, in just under 10 minutes. Have a listen here!

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Newsletter 98

Our last newsletter of the year 2022 is out now!

Read newsletter 98

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Reiterating our commitment to support Data Protection Officers of the EU institutions

At the EDPS, we attach huge importance to these bi-annual meetings with the DPO network, as these allow us to enhance our cooperation, and to acknowledge the efficient and hard work of the DPOs of the EUIs over the years.

Read blogpost on the latest meeting with the DPO network


IPEN webinar on central bank digital currency

On 1st December at 14:30 CET, the EDPS organised an IPEN Webinar to discuss the state of the art of the available design options in the field of transaction validation, auditability and monitoring for compliant and privacy-enhancing solutions.