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08 April 2014

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08 April 2014

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02 April 2014
Video message of Peter Hustinx and Giovanni Buttarelli at the occasion of the presentation of the Annual Report 2013 in Brussels (1 April 2014)
01 April 2014

"Opportunities and challenges in the digital era: big data and moral hazard", speaking points of Peter Hustinx, European Consumer Summit 2014: "European Consumers in the Digital Era"

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Thematic guidelines

The EDPS issues guidelines on specific themes in order to provide guidance for EU institutions and bodies in certain fields relevant for them, such as recruitment, processing of disciplinary data and video surveillance.

These guidelines also facilitate the prior checking by the EDPS of processing operations in the EU agencies as they served as a reference document against which agencies could measure their current practices.



The Rights of Individuals


Guidelines on the Rights of Individuals with regard to the Processing of Personal Data, 25 February 2014


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Public Procurement, Grants and External Experts


Guidelines on processing of personal data in the context of Public Procurement, Grants as well as Selection and Use of External Experts, 25 June 2013

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> Annex I


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> Annex II


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Leave and Flexitime


Guidelines concerning the processing of personal data in the area of leave and flexitime, 20 December 2012


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> Annex


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Video-Surveillance - Follow-up


Follow-up Report to the 2010 EDPS Video-Surveillance Guidelines


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Staff Evaluation


Guidelines on evaluation of statutory staff in the context of annual appraisal, probation, promotion or regarding certification and attestation, 15 July 2011 (2011-042)
 

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> Annex I


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> Annex II


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Anti-harassment procedures in European institutions and bodies


Guidelines concerning the processing of personal data during the selection of confidential counsellors and the informal procedures for cases of harassment in European institutions and bodies, 18 February 2011


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Tasks, duties and powers of the Data Protection Officer (Article 24.8)


Guidelines concerning implementing rules concerning the tasks, duties and powers of the Data Protection Officer (Article 24.8), 29 July 2010


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Administrative inquiries and disciplinary proceedings


Guidelines concerning the processing of personal data in administrative inquiries and disciplinary proceedings by European institutions and bodies, 23 April 2010


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Video-surveillance


EDPS Video-surveillance Guidelines, 17 March 2010


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Frequently asked questions on video-surveillance: prior checking by the EDPS, 17 March 2010


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Follow-up to the EDPS video-surveillance guidelines: summary of preliminary recommendations in nine prior checking procedures, 14 July 2010


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Letter of 3 September 2010 concerning Video-cameras at the waiting room to the Council's medical facilities


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Consultation on the EDPS video-surveillance guidelines

The EDPS published the first consultation draft of his video-surveillance guidelines on 7 July 2009. Data Protection Officers of the European institutions and bodies and other stakeholders were invited to comment on these guidelines by 15 September 2009. The EDPS held a workshop on 30 September with a view to elicit further feedback to improve the draft Guidelines and increase cooperation to ensure compliance with data protection principles.


EDPS video-surveillance guidelines, consultation draft, 7 July 2009


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Workshop of 30 September 2009: Agenda


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Workshop of 30 September 2009: Overview


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Workshop of 30 September 2009: Welcome address by Giovanni Buttarelli


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Summary of comments received, 17 March 2010


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Health data at work


Guidelines concerning the processing of health data in the workplace by Community institutions and bodies, 28 September 2009


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Staff recruitment


Guidelines concerning the processing operations in the field of staff recruitment, 10 October 2008


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