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Giovanni Buttarelli
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.

09 October 2015

A welcome step towards the reform of Data Protection rules in Europe. See our press release and our Opinion. You can also download the updated version of the EU Data Protection App offered by the EDPS.

01 October 2015
"Competition Rebooted: Enforcement and personal data in digital markets" keynote speech of Giovanni Buttarelli given at Joint ERA-EDPS seminar.
25 September 2015
EU PNR: EDPS warns against unjustified and massive collection of passenger data. Read our Opinion and the press release.
11 September 2015

Towards a new digital ethics: Data, Dignity and Technology. Read our Opinion and press release.

11 August 2015

On 24 September 2015, the EDPS and the European Academy of Law will hold a workshop entitled Competition Rebooted: Enforcement and Personal Data in Digital Markets. More information on the event can be found on the ERA website.