The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides individuals with increased control over how their personal data is collected and used online, but more can and should be done to ensure that individuals are able to take back control of their online identities, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said today, as he published his Opinion on Personal Information Management Systems (PIMS).
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Giovanni Buttarelli, has announced that he intends to set up a Digital Clearing House to promote more coherent enforcement of EU rules. In a new Opinion, Coherent enforcement of fundamental rights in the age of big data, published today, he drew attention to the mounting concern at concentration of market power and personal data in fewer and fewer hands, with the internet experience characterised by ‘walled gardens’ and take-it-or-leave-it data use policies.
As the EU searches for the best approach to secure its borders, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said that citizens must be assured that the proposals put forward are effective, but that they also respect data protection laws.
A new proposal on ePrivacy should guarantee confidentiality of communications, offer clarity and complement the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) said the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) as he published his Opinionon the review of the ePrivacy Directive.
Confidentiality is the most effective incentive to encourage staff to report wrongdoing at work said the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) today as he published his Guidelineson Whistleblowing Procedures.
In his capacity as an independent supervisor of the EU institutions and advisor to the EU legislator, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) today published his Opinionon the EU-U.S.Privacy Shield in which he offers practical solutions to address some of the concerns the proposal raises.
With new data protection rules now recognised as law, the EU must turn its attention to ensuring that they are successfully implemented, the European Data Protection Supervisor said to the European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE), as he presented his 2015 Annual Report.
In his Guidance on Information Security Risk Management published today, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) advises EU institutions on how to ensure a secure and trustworthy digital environment for the information that is essential for the functioning of their services.
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) says he supports the EU’s efforts to manage migration and reinforce internal security and offers his advice on the data protection implications of the EU’s recent proposal regarding the management of its external borders. In his Opinion on the proposed European Border and Coast Guard Regulation, he outlines his recommendations to make the proposal clearer and more workable.
In his Opinion, published today, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) expressed his support for the EU-US Umbrella Agreement initiative. He recommended three essential improvements in the arrangement designed to set a global precedent for the sustainable sharing and transfer of personal data for law enforcement purposes, and to increase trust between the two strategic partners.
Today, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) announced that the work on a new Digital Ethics is ready to begin. The EDPS has launched a broader discussion, both in the EU and globally, on how to ensure the integrity of our values while embracing the benefits of new technologies.
Today, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) officially launched his institutions' Reference Library. The virtual library provides information on a selection of subjects covered in the course of the EDPS' supervision of the EU institutions and bodies.
The EU institutions and bodies are making steady progress implementing data protection rules. This is the conclusion of the report published yesterday by the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) on his latest stocktaking exercise.