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The EDPS issues roughly ten newsletters every year. Running through the main developments in the EDPS activities, the newsletter gives a snapshot of recently adopted opinions and other documents (legislative opinions, comments, prior check opinions, etc.). It also lists newly appointed Data Protection Officers, presents recent speeches from the EDPS and the Assistant EDPS, as well as events in the field of data protection.

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Newsletters archives

23
Sep
2021

Newsletter (88)

In our September newsletter, read our latest press releases: one on consumer credits, and one on Schengen; find out what synthetic data is; how the EDPS addresses complaints related to EU institutions; as well as our recent Formal Comments on a multitude of subjects!

30
Jun
2021

Newsletter (87)

In newsletter #87, catch up on the latest EDPB - EDPS Joint Opinion on Artificial Intelligence; find out how you can learn more about data protection with the EDPS' new online training programme; read the EDPS' curated Case Law Digest on international transfers of personal data; and much more! 

5
May
2021

Newsletter #86 (86)

In newsletter #86, learn more about data protection and social media, the EDPS and EDPB training on cybersecurity to stay safe online. Read our latest Press Release on the proposed Artificial Intelligence Act, the EDPS-EDPB joint Opinion on the Digital Green Certificate proposals and the EDPS Annual Report 2020.

24
Feb
2021

Newsletter (85)

In newsletter #85, read about the EDPS' recommendations on the proposed EU-UK agreements; the EDPS' Opinions on the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act; the EDPS-EDPB Joint Opinions on two sets of Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs). Discover or re-discover the EDPS- EDPB trainees' podcast series entitled: Democratic Societies in the Digital Age; and the EDPS' TechDispatch #3/2020 on Personal Information Management Systems (PIMS); as well as many other topics! 

21
Dec
2020

Newsletter (84)

In Newsletter #84, we cover the EDPS end of year message, meeting data protection officers (DPOs) of the European institutions and bodies (EUIs), Opinions on eHealth and the New Pact on Migration and Asylum, and a fruitful exchange with the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

30
Sep
2020

Newsletter (82)

In this newsletter, we cover Artificial Intelligence and the EU's digital future, body temperature checks in times of COVID-19, data protection requirements in the prevention of money laundering and our IPEN Webinar on encryption.

17
Jul
2020

Newsletter (81)

In this newsletter, we cover the EDPS Strategy 2020-2024 focusing on Digital Solidarity. As well as, in the context of The Hague Forum, a report on the use of Microsoft products and services by the EUIs. Finally, the EDPS published a report accompanied by a factsheet and video on Data Protection Impact Assessments and the EDPS/EDPB trainees organised a conference on Data Protection in times of COVID-19. 

28
May
2020

Newsletter (80)

In this edition of the EDPS Newsletter we cover the EDPS consultation on transfers of personal data, the virtual visit at the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the new TechDispatch on contact tracing and mobile apps, the 47th DPO virtual meeting among other topics.

28
Apr
2020

Newsletter (79)

In this month’s newsletter, the EDPS calls for Digital Solidarity in times of COVID-19, to work closely with EU Data Protection Supervisory authorities, in particular, with regard to contact tracing apps. EDPS, also, continued its investigative work into EU institution’s activities, issuing further recommendations. The IPEN 2020 Online Workshop will take place on 3 June, covering the topics of encryption, cryptography and algorithms.