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The application of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EC) 2016/679) started on 25 May 2018. The Regulation protects the personal data of all persons within the EU.
The Commission for Personal Data Protection issued an information brochure "Legal grounds for lawful personal data processing"
CPDP adopted a Strategy for Development in the Field of Personal Data Protection - "Horizon 2022". An integral part of the Strategy is the Action plan for its implementation.
The Chairman of the Commission for Personal Data Protection Ventsislav Karadjov presented for the fifth consecutive year the „Journalism Award” on the occasion of January28- the Data Protection Day. The Commission awarded Irina Duncheva for the greatest journalistic ... more
On 28 January 1981, exactly 40 years ago, the Convention108 for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data of the Council of Europe came into force. The Council of Europe took the initiative and declared 28January Data Protection Day, that is ... more
The European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM) is the EU’s annual campaign dedicated to promoting cybersecurity among citizens and organisations, and to providing up-to-date online security information through awareness raising and sharing of good practices. Since the first event in 2012, the European ... more
The European Court of Justice adopted a decision with regard to the Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems case. The Commission Decision of 5 February 2010 on standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to processors established in third ... more
The Vienna Regional Court for Civil Matters has reached a verdict in the data protection trial between activist Max Schrems and social media platform Facebook. The ruling follows oral hearings held in the Austrian capital earlier this year, which saw Facebook`s European privacy director, Ceilia Alvarez, ... more
The European Commission published a report reviewing and evaluating the General Data Protection Regulation
On June 24th 2020, just over two years after its entry into application, the European Commission published an evaluation report on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR foresees that the Commission reports on the evaluation and review of that Regulation, starting with a first ... more