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BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: EDPS welcomes AML package but suggests improvements to protect individuals’ personal data
  • 24/09/2021

BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: EDPS welcomes AML package but suggests improvements to protect individuals’ personal data

On 22 September 2021, the European Data Protection Supervisor, EDPS, published his Opinion on the European Commission’s proposed Anti-Money Laundering legislative package (AML). Opinion of the European Data Protection Supervisor: The EDPS welcomes the AML package and supports the general interest…

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BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: “Schengen evaluations”: individuals’ fundamental rights are a priority
  • 29/07/2021

BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: “Schengen evaluations”: individuals’ fundamental rights are a priority

On 27 July 2021, the EDPS published his Opinion on the European Commission’s proposed Regulation establishing an evaluation and monitoring mechanism to verify whether the rights and obligations related to Schengen are applied (Schengen evaluations). The Schengen area includes most EU Member States and…

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BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: The EDPS opens two investigations following the “Schrems II” Judgement
  • 27/05/2021

BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: The EDPS opens two investigations following the “Schrems II” Judgement

The EDPS launched two investigations today, one regarding the use of cloud services provided by Amazon Web Services and Microsoft under Cloud II contracts by European Union institutions, bodies and agencies (EUIs) and one regarding the use of Microsoft Office 365 by the…

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BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: EDPS audit on newsletter subscriptions: transparency is key
  • 29/04/2021

BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: EDPS audit on newsletter subscriptions: transparency is key

EDPS audit on newsletter subscriptions: transparency is key The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) published today the outcome of his remote audit on how European institutions, bodies and agencies (EUIs) inform individuals about the way their personal data is processed when signing…

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BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: AEPD-EDPS joint paper on 10 misunderstandings related to anonymisation
  • 27/04/2021

BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: AEPD-EDPS joint paper on 10 misunderstandings related to anonymisation

Technological developments in recent years have steadily increased the demand for quality data. In this context, both public and private entities are considering anonymization as a means to share data without harming the fundamental rights of individuals. However, along with…

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BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: Artificial Intelligence Act: a welcomed initiative, but ban on remote biometric identification in public space is necessary
  • 23/04/2021

BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: Artificial Intelligence Act: a welcomed initiative, but ban on remote biometric identification in public space is necessary

The European Commission’s legislative proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Act is the first initiative, worldwide, that provides a legal framework for Artificial Intelligence (AI). The EDPS welcomes and supports the European Union’s (EU) leadership aiming to ensure that AI solutions are shaped…

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