European Data Protection Supervisor
European Data Protection Supervisor

GDPR

GDPR

Proposal for a Regulation on the protection of personal data in EU institutions

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC [First reading] - Preparation for the trilogue

General Data Protection Regulation

Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)

Corrigendum

Corrigendum to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)

 

EC proposes two new regulations on privacy and electronic communications and on the data protection rules applicable to EU institutions

The European Commission proposes two new regulations on privacy and electronic communications (ePrivacy) and on the data protection rules applicable to EU institutions (currently Regulation 45/2001) that align the existing rules to the GDPR.

Data Protection Directive for the police and justice sectors into national legislation applicable from this day

Members States must have transposed the Data Protection Directive for the police and justice sectors into national legislation. It will be applicable from this day.

The General Data Protection Regulation will apply from this day

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Appointment of a Data Protection Officer
  • Some organisations, for instance those whose core activities involve regular and systematic monitoring of personal or sensitive data on a large scale as well as public sector organisations, will have to appoint a Data Protection Officer to ensure they comply with the GDPR.

The Regulation enters into force, 20 days after publication in the Official Journal of the EU

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Your Data Protection Rights
  • The GDPR reinforces a wide range of existing rights and establishes new ones for individuals including:
  • the right to erasure (right to be forgotten); you can request that an organisation delete your personal data, for instance where your data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or where you have withdrawn your consent.

The Article 29 Working Party issues an action plan for the implementation of the GDPR

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Your Data Protection Rights
  • The GDPR reinforces a wide range of existing rights and establishes new ones for individuals. These include the: 
  • Right of data portability: You have the right to receive your personal data from an organisation in a commonly used form so that you can easily share it with another.
  • Right not to be profiled: Unless it is necessary by law or a contract, decisions affecting you cannot be made on the sole basis of automated processing.

EP, Council and EC reach an agreement on the GDPR

The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reach an agreement on the GDPR.

EDPS recommendations on the final text of the GDPR

The European Data Protection Supervisor publishes his recommendations to the European co-legislators negotiating the final text of the GDPR in the form of drafting suggestions. He also launches a mobile app comparing the Commission's proposal with the latest texts from the Parliament and the Council.

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