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EU Data Protection Reform


Final texts adoped by the Council and the Europen Parliament

> General Data Protection Regulation - 6 April 2016

> Directive for data protection in the police and justice sectors - 6 April 2016

EDPS OPINIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

> EDPS recommendations on the EU’s options for data protection reform

Opinion of 9 October 2015 with Addendum - Europe’s big opportunity, EDPS recommendations on the EU’s options for data protection reform

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Opinion of 27 July 2015 - Europe’s big opportunity, EDPS recommendations on the EU’s options for data protection reform

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Annex: Comparative table of GDPR texts with EDPS recommendations

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Recitals

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> EDPS recommendations on the Directive for data protection in the police and justice sectors

Opinion of 28 October 2015 - A further step towards comprehensive EU data protection, EDPS recommendations on the Directive for data protection in the police and justice sectors
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Annex - Comparative table of Directive texts with EDPS recommendations

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> EU Data Protection Reform: the Directive on police, justice and criminal matters - watch the video.

EDPS mobile app

EU Data Protection is a free app for mobile devices from the EDPS. It allows you to compare the latest proposed texts for the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union. The app also includes the latest recommendations from the EDPS to the co-legislators. All the texts can be loaded in any given combination to compare them side-by-side (maximum two texts on smartphones due to the limitation of screen size).
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Background

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Article 29 Working Party

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  • 28 April 2016

    39th Meeting of the Data Protection Officers and the European Data Protection Supervisor at the Eurofound, Dublin. Read more and check the agenda.

  • 27 April 2016

    GDPR requires DPOs: EU institutions leading by example. Read the latest blogpost by Wojciech Wiewiórowski.

  • 21 April 2016

    Counterterrorism and Data Privacy: A European Perspective. Read the speech by Giovanni Buttarelli given at to the symposium on Governing Intelligence: Transnational Approaches to Oversight and Security, hosted by the Center on Law and Security and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

  • 20 April 2016

    Ethics at the Root of Privacy and as the Future of Data Protection. Read the address by Giovanni Buttarelli given at event hosted by Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and the MIT Internet Policy Initiative and the MIT Media Lab.

  • 19 April 2016

    On 16 June 2016 the EDPS will meet the civil society organisations to discuss the state of data protection and privacy in the EU. Read more and sign up here

  • 11 May 2016

    Giovanni Buttarelli gives a lecture at KU Leuven for IT and IP Law, Leuven, Belgium

  • 09 May 2016

    Giovanni Buttarelli visits Datatilsynet, the Danish Data Protection Authority, Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 29 April 2016

    Privacy: The Competitive Advantage, Speech by Wojciech Wiewiórowski, London, UK

  • 28 April 2016

    Conference on General Data Protection Regulation, Speech by Giovanni Buttarelli (via video), Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 27 April 2016

    39th DPO meeting hosted by Eurofound, Introductory speech by Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Dublin, Ireland

  • 25 April 2016

    European Data Protection Days, Keynote by Giovanni Buttarelli on Enduring values and sustainable solutions: The GDPR as a catalyst for individual digital rights across the globe and participation in a discussion on Chances, challenges and the latest developments in international data protection, Berlin, Germany

  • 21 April 2016

    Intelligence Oversight Conference, New York University School of Law, Speech by Giovanni Buttarelli, New York, USA

  • 20 April 2016

    Giovanni Buttarelli visits the Congress, Washington, D.C., USA