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Welcome to the home page of the European Data Protection Supervisor



 
Giovanni Buttarelli
Supervisor
Wojciech Wiewiórowski
Assistant Supervisor
The EDPS is an independent supervisory authority devoted to protecting personal data and privacy and promoting good practice in the EU institutions and bodies. He does so by:
 
  • monitoring the EU administration's processing of personal data;
  • advising on policies and legislation that affect privacy; and
  • cooperating with similar authorities to ensure consistent data protection.

     
20 April 2015
"Big data, big data protection: challenges and innovative solutions" - Giovanni Buttarelli to give a keynote speech at ERA Data Protection event on 11 May. Check the programme of the conference.
27 March 2015
Speech of Giovanni Buttarelli given at the Annual Dinner organised by Center for Democracy and Technology, Washington - watch the video.
10 March 2015
"Washington Meetings Program and the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program: A Conversation with Giovanni Buttarelli, Council on Foreign Relations", Washington DC. Read the speech.
02 March 2015

Leading by Example: EDPS Strategy 2015-2019. Please read the Strategy and the press release and watch our video.

16 February 2015

Our lastest newsletter is now available in French and German.