European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) Giovanni Buttarelli on Privacy Shield, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and priorities of EDPS.
EDPS publishes Opinion on the proposal for a Regulation establishing a single digital gateway and the ‘once-only’ principle
The successful implementation of an EU-wide once-only principle to enable the lawful exchange of data across EU borders depends on ensuring that the relevant data protection principles are respected, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said today, as he published his Opinion on the Commission’s proposal for a Regulation establishing a single digital gateway and the once-only principle.
European privacy watchdogs have received “a few” complaints about the privacy shield data transfer agreement with the United States since it was brokered one year ago, the EU’s top privacy advocate said in an interview.
European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) issued Newsletter N°52 covering the EDPS Opinion on ePrivacy, work on data ethics through #DataDrivenLife workshop, the launch of our 2016 Annual Report, the supervision of Europol and the first meeting of the Digital Clearinghouse and more.
The proposed ePrivacy Regulation: EDPS and WP29 express concerns with consent and tracking walls provisions and other issues
Since its hotly awaited publication in January, the Proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation (“ Proposal “) has come under scrutiny from various stakeholders. Recently both the Article 29 Working Party (“ WP29 “), and the European Data Protection Supervisor (“ EDPS “), have joined the chorus.
In April European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) published necessity toolkit.
The toolkit is designed to help policymakers identify the impact of new laws on the fundamental right to data protection and determine the cases in which the limitation of this right is truly necessary.
On May 4 European Data Protection Supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, published his mid-mandate report “The state of privacy 2017: EDPS provides mid-mandate report”. Buttarelli indicated that EDPS will continue to work on aims outlined in EDPS Strategy 2015-2019. He also pointed out that EU data protection framework consists of much more than just the GDPR.
European Data Protection Supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, gave a speech at the ASSO DPO conference in Milan. In his speech he addressed necessity for everyone to prepare for new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Data Protection Officers (DPOs), national legislators and Data Protection Authorities, – and promised more guidance from EU Article 29 Working Party by the end of the year.
Source: EDPS addresses DPOs in Italy
Privacy watchdog: businesses that demand personal data in return for services run foul of new EU data protection laws
In his opinion on ePrivacy Regulation, European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli indicated that businesses that require consumers to provide data about themselves in return for access to their services they offer will not have valid consent to process that information under GDPR.