European Data Protection Supervisor
Le Contrôleur Européen de la Protection des Données

Press Releases

Press Releases

2019

07/11/2019
7
Nov
2019

Le CEPD plaide en faveur d’une approche pragmatique et équilibrée dans la lutte contre la criminalité

Dans un monde transformé par les nouvelles technologies, il est crucial de veiller à ce que les forces de l’ordre et les autorités judiciaires aient accès aux informations et aux outils nécessaires pour lutter efficacement contre le terrorisme et les autres formes de criminalité.

22/10/2019
22
Oct
2019

Le logiciel du CEPD reçoit un Prix mondial du respect de la vie privée et de la protection des données

Le Contrôleur européen de la protection des données (CEPD) a reçu le Prix mondial de l’innovation en matière de respect de la vie privée et de protection des données. Ce prix récompense les efforts déployés par le CEPD pour élaborer un système de collecte de preuves sur les sites web et a été présenté lors de la Conférence internationale annuelle des commissaires à la protection des données et de la vie privée (ICDPPC), qui s’est tenue cette année à Tirana, en Albanie.

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21/10/2019
21
Oct
2019

EDPS investigation into IT contracts: stronger cooperation to better protect rights of all individuals

Cooperation between public authorities in the Member States, EU institutions and other international organisations is essential to ensure that contractual arrangements and measures with Microsoft provide the same level of protection for individual rights throughout the European Economic Area (EEA).

10/07/2019
10
Jul
2019

Press Statement - Data Protection and Competitiveness in the Digital Age

More than 300 guests attended a high-calibre panel discussion yesterday on the challenges for data protection and competitiveness in the digital age. Organised by the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) and the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI), topics up for discussion included possibilities for cooperation between regulators and the challenges new technologies pose to effective data protection.

12/06/2019
12
Jun
2019

Internet Privacy Engineering Network discusses state of the art technology for privacy and data protection

The 2019 Internet Privacy Engineering Network (IPEN) workshop takes place today at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome, Italy. Co-hosted by LUISS University and the Università di Roma Tor Vergata, this year’s workshop will focus on what constitutes state of the art technology in data protection by design, in an effort to help establish a common understanding of this concept, the European Data Protection Supervisor explained.

03/06/2019
3
Jun
2019

Press Release - EDPS flags data protection issues on EU institutions’ websites

An inspection carried out by the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) on the websites of major EU institutions and bodies revealed data protection and data security issues in seven out of the ten websites inspected. Each of the institutions concerned has received recommendations from the EDPS on how to ensure their websites are fully compliant with data protection rules and the relevant institutions have reacted swiftly to start rectifying the problems identified, the European Data Protection Supervisor said today.

16/05/2019
16
May
2019

Press Statement - Europe votes 2019: Data protection is a prerequisite for fair and democratic elections

The European parliamentary elections are increasingly in the spotlight as the polls of 23-26 May approach. In the face of ongoing political turbulence, it is important that the EU continue to lead the way in promoting a healthy civic society through a robust election process.

08/04/2019
8
Apr
2019

EDPS investigates contractual agreements concerning software used by EU institutions

As the supervisory authority for all EU institutions, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is responsible for enforcing and monitoring their compliance with data protection rules. In this capacity, the EDPS is undertaking an investigation into the compliance of contractual arrangements concluded between the EU institutions and Microsoft, the European Data Protection Supervisor said today.

26/02/2019
26
Feb
2019

EDPS launches first Annual Report of new data protection era

2018 was a busy year for the EDPS and a pivotal year for data protection in general. Under new data protection rules, the rights of every individual living in the EU are now better protected than ever, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said today, as he presented his 2018 Annual Report to the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE).