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Press Release "Smart, sustainable, inclusive Europe": only with stronger and more effective data protection

29/05/2013
29
May
2013

The lobbying surrounding the current review of the EU data protection law by organisations both from Europe and elsewhere has been exceptional.

Publication Risk analysis for fraud prevention and detection in the management of ESF and ERDF - EC

Monday, 17 February, 2014
17
Feb
2014

Opinion of 17 February 2014 on a notification for Prior Checking received from the Data Protection Officer of the European Commission regarding the "Risk analysis for fraud prevention and detection in the management of ESF and ERDF" - ARACHNE (Case 2013-0340)

Press Release Urgent reform of EU data protection framework is essential for a connected continent

16/01/2014
16
Jan
2014

The German government has been urged to take the lead in pushing forward the reform of the EU rules on data protection by Peter Hustinx, in the last speech of his mandate as European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), in Bonn, Germany.

Publication Anti-fraud investigations and data protection in the EU

Friday, 5 June, 2015
5
Jun
2015

Speech given by Giovanni Buttarelli at the European Anti-Fraud Congress, Brussels

Register 2013-0340

Register Number Case Number Institution Description Opinion date Opinion
976
2013-0340
Risk analysis for fraud prevention and detection in the management of ESF and ERDF – Arachne
Mon, 17/02/2014
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Publication Publication of personal data on the Internet

Tuesday, 13 February, 2007
13
Feb
2007

Letter concerning the publication of personal data on the Internet and the applicability or not of Article 9 of the Regulation

Press Release Strong data protection to improve EU approach to serious crimes

03/06/2013
3
Jun
2013

Robust data protection considerations can strengthen the credibility of investigations into serious crimes in the EU. This is the message the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) sent in his opinion published today on the Commission proposal for a new legal framework for the EU Agency for Law Enforcement and Training (Europol).

Press Release EDPS: Enforcing EU data protection law essential for rebuilding trust between EU-US

21/02/2014
21
Feb
2014

The strict enforcement of existing European data protection laws is an essential element for restoring trust between the EU and the USA said the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) today.

Publication Factsheet 4 - Keeping an eye on video-surveillance in the EU administration

Monday, 16 December, 2013
16
Dec
2013

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Almost all EU institutions and bodies have video-surveillance in operation on their premises. When well-designed and selectively used, video surveillance systems are powerful tools for tackling security issues. EDPS Factsheet 4 explains how to balance security with respect for privacy when using video-surveillance.

Press Release EDPS Guidelines on conflicts of interest: data protection strengthens good public administration

08/12/2014
8
Dec
2014

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) encourages EU institutions and bodies (EU institutions) to balance transparency in the interests of the public and the data protection rights of individuals when managing the declarations of the conflicts of interest of people working for them. This balancing exercise can strengthen their efforts to foster the trust of the public as well as those who work for them.

Press Release Smart borders: key proposal is costly, unproven and intrusive

19/07/2013
19
Jul
2013

There is no clear evidence that the Commission Proposals to create a smart border system for the external borders of the EU will fulfil the aims that it has set out, said the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) today.

Press Release EDPS finds major deficiencies in anti-money laundering proposals

04/07/2013
4
Jul
2013

The Commission proposals on money transfers, prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing need to do more than make mere references to data protection, said the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) today. Specific safeguards, such as the right of individuals to be informed and the respect of the principles of proportionality and purpose limitation are essential to prevent ordinary citizens from being excessively profiled by service providers on dubious grounds with potentially damaging effects.

Press Release Credible cyber security strategy in the EU needs to be built on privacy and trust

17/06/2013
17
Jun
2013

Cyber security is not an excuse for the unlimited monitoring and analysis of the personal information of individuals, said the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) today following the publication of his opinion on the EU's strategy on cyber security.

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