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22 May 2015

Healthcare on the move. Read the EDPS opinion on mobile health and our press release.

22 May 2015
Second edition of the EDPS IPEN workshop will take place on 5 June 2015 at KU Leuven. Please see the draft programme and register here.
20 May 2015
With the appointment of a new team of Supervisors and the launch of a strategic plan for their five year mandate, the EDPS' new logo reflects a new era in the organisation's history.
19 May 2015

EDPS Priorities 2015 - A strategic approach to legislative consultation. Read more.

13 May 2015

The EDPS has invited NGOs to a meeting on the data protection reform package. The event will take place on 27 May 2015 as part of the EDPS's commitment to ensuring that data flows are regulated in the interest of the individual.

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Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 provides that every Community institution and body must appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO). He or she is fundamental in ensuring that these administrations respect their data protection obligations.
 
Some institutions have also provided for an assistant or deputy DPO. The European Commission has appointed a Data Protection Coordinator (DPC) in each directorate-general (DG). This has been justified by the size of the institution and the necessity to have relays in the different DGs. It has also appointed a specific DPO for OLAF.
 
Some DPOs were appointed even before the EDPS started his activities, some after. They have proved to be of high importance, not only because of their internal work within the institution or body, but also in the establishment of a DPO network. This network, which meets at regular intervals, has been a useful forum for exchanging views on common issues and to provide advice. Apart from bilateral meetings and contacts with the DPOs, the EDPS also takes part in the regular meetings of the DPO network. These meetings serve as useful means for exchange of information and discussions on current issues.
 
The Data Protection Officers have various functions:
  • ensuring that controllers and data subjects are informed of their rights and obligations;
  • ensuring in an independent manner the internal application of the Regulation;
  • carrying out inquiries where necessary;
  • keeping a register of the processing operations carried out by the controller;
  • notifying the EDPS of processing operations which may present specific risks;
  • responding to requests from the EDPS and cooperating with the EDPS.

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 > The EDPS has presented his view on the role of the DPOs in a position paper.

 

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>  The EDPS Report on the Status of Data Protection Officers (DPOs)

 

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On 24 November 2010, the EDPS sent a letter to all Directors and Heads of EU institutions and agencies endorsing the DPO paper on "Professional Standards for Data Protection Officers of the EU Institutions and bodies working under Regulation (EC) No 45/2001" finalised at the meeting of the DPO network on 14 October 2010.


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> Professional Standards for Data Protection Officers of the EU Institutions and bodies working under Regulation (EC) No 45/2001


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Data Protection Officers appointed by the EU institutions and bodies

 

Council of the European Union Carmen LOPEZ RUIZ
European Parliament Secondo SABBIONI
European Commission Philippe RENAUDIERE
Court of Justice of the European Union Sabine HACKSPIEL
Court of Auditors Johan VAN DAMME
European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Lucas CAMARENA JANUZEC
Committee of the Regions (CoR)  Rastislav SPÁC
European Investment Bank (EIB) 

Alberto SOUTO DE MIRANDA (DPO)

Clare EVANS MCNALLY (Assistant DPO)

European External Action Service (EEAS)  Carine CLAEYS
European Ombudsman

Christina KARAKOSTA

European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) 

Massimo ATTORESI (DPO)

Elena JENARO TEJADA (Deputy DPO)

European Central Bank (ECB)  Frederik MALFRÈRE
European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)  Laraine LAUDATI 
Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union (CdT)  Martin GARNIER
Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM)  Pedro DUARTE GUIMARÁES
Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)  Nikolaos FIKATAS
Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) Paul MARTINET
European Medicines Agency (EMEA)  Alessandro SPINA 
Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO)  Gerhard SCHUON
European Training Foundation (ETF) 

Tiziana CICCARONE

European Asylum Support Office (EASO) Luis CERDÁN ORTIZ-QUINTANA (DPO)
Francesca MARCON (Assistant DPO)
European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA)  Konstantinos MOULINOS (DPO)
Nikolaos CHRISTOFORATOS (Deputy DPO)
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)  Markus GRIMMEISEN 
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)  Ignacio VÁZQUEZ MOLINÍ
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)  Claus REUNIS 
European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)  Malgorzata NESTEROWICZ
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP) 

Spyros ANTONIOU 

Jesus BUSTAMANTE

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)  Hubert MONET 
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) Michaela SEIFERT
European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) Rieke ARNDT
European Union Satellite Centre (EUSC) Jean-Baptiste TAUPIN
European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) Ramunas LUNSKUS
European GNSS Supervisory Authority (GSA)  Triinu VOLMER
European Railway Agency (ERA) Zografia PYLORIDOU
Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency  (Chafea) Despoina LEIVADINOU

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

Andrea AMMON (Acting) 

European Environment Agency (EEA)  Olivier CORNU
European Investment Fund (EIF)  Jobst NEUSS
European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Border (FRONTEX) Andrzej GRAS
European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Sophie VUARLOT-DIGNAC (Acting DPO)
Enrico GAGLIARDI (Deputy DPO)
European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Francesca PAVESI (DPO)
Frank MANUHUTU
(deputy DPO)

Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)

Elke RIVIERE (DPO)

Ana Elen Pallarés ALLUEVA (Deputy DPO)

Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) Zsófia SZILVÁSSY
European Banking Authority (EBA) Joseph MIFSUD
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) Bo BALDUYCK
European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA) Vanesa HERNANDEZ GUERRERO
Research Executive Agency (REA)

Evangelos TSAVALOPOULOS

European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) Frederik MALFRÈRE
Fusion for Energy Angela BARDENHEWER-RATING
SESAR Joint Undertaking Daniella PAVKOVIC
ECSEL Anne SALAÜN
Clean Sky Joint Undertaking Bruno  MASTANTUONO
Innovative Medicines Initiative Joint Undertaking Estefania RIBEIRO
Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Joint Undertaking

Georgiana BUZNOSU

European Insurance and Occupations Pensions Authority (EIOPA) Catherine COUCKE
Collège européen de police (CEPOL) Leelo KILG-THORNLEY
European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)

Beata GYORI-HARTWIG

European Defence Agency (EDA) Gabriele BORLA
Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) Michele Marco CHIODI
European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) Nikolaos CHATZIMICHALAKIS
eu-LISA Fernando DA SILVA