This "Questions and Answers" (Q&A) section will provide you with background information and practical guidelines on a range of issues that may arise in the context of data protection at the level of the EU institutions. It also helps to get a better understanding of the role and competences of the EDPS.
Below you will find a list of topics through which you can access a series of questions related to the work of the EDPS and the protection of personal data at EU level.
1) The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS)
2) Data protection legislation (background)
3) Data protection principles at the level of EU institutions and bodies
4) Processing of personal data
5) The data subject's rights
6) Legitimate reasons for processing of personal data
7) The Controller
8) The Data Protection Officer (DPO)
9) Transfer of personal data
10) Cloud Computing
2018 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners to be hosted in Brussels. Read the press statement.
Forum on International Privacy Law, Participation of Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Königstein, Germany
Participation of Giovanni Buttarelli in DAPIX, Brussels, Belgium
Concurrences Review, Law & Economics Workshop: Big Data, Speech by Giovanni Buttarelli, Brussels, Belgium
Regulating Privacy through Ethical Standards and Accountability Principles in the era of Big Data, Keynote speech of Wojciech Wiewiórowski: Towards a new digital ethics – data, dignity and technology: How to ensure accountability in personal data management?, Brussels, Belgium
Privacy Day at ICANN, Participation of Giovanni Buttarelli, Copenhagen, Denmark
Council Working Party on Financial Services, Participation of Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Brussels, Belgium
Article 29 Working Party, Borders, Travel & Law Enforcement subgroup, Participation of Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Brussels, Belgium
eID under eIDAS - compliance, state of play and technology trends, Participation of Wojciech Wiewiórowski in the Webinar