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
An ethical approach to fundamental rights - read the latest blogpost by Giovanni Buttarelli
Breaking the rules: conducting administrative inquiries in the EU institutions - read the latest blogpost by Wojciech Wiewiórowski
An ancient city looking to the future: The 38th International Privacy Conference in Marrakech - read the latest blogpost by Giovanni Buttarelli
A smart approach: counteract the bias in artificial intelligence - read the latest blogpost by Giovanni Buttarelli.
Data protection for digital communication - read the latest blogpost by Wojciech Wiewiórowski.
Conference on Economic Developments in European Competition Policy, Big Data and the Search for a Competition Problem, Speech by Giovanni Buttarelli, Brussels, Belgium
Giovanni Buttarelli meeting Terrell McSweeny, Commissioner, US Federal Trade Commission, Brussels Belgium
7th Annual Data Protection and Privacy Conference, Speech by Giovanni Buttarelli, Brussels, Belgium
Giovanni Buttarelli meeting with Rob Wainwright, Director of Europol, Brussels, Belgium
Giovanni Buttarelli participates in the meeting of High Level Expert Group on Information Systems and Interoperability, Brussels, Belgium
46th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities Forum, panel on International Cooperation. Personal Data Protection Agreements. Relevant Experiences and Convention 108, Speech by Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Manzanillo, Mexico
Wojciech Wiewiórowski receives a delegation from Korea Internet Security Agency, Brussels, Belgium
Wojciech Wiewiórowski pays a visit to European Union Intellectual Property Office, Alicante, Spain