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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 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 ... more
The 44th National Assembly adopted the Annual Report of the Commission for Personal Data Protection for 2019
The National Assembly adopted the Annual Report of the Commission for Personal Data Protection for 2019. The report was submitted to the National Assembly on 31.03.2020 according to Art. 7, para. 6 of the Personal Data Protection Act. On 03.06.2020 it was adopted at a regular meeting of the ... more
The European Data Protection Board adopted Guidelines on the processing of personal in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak
During its 23rd plenary session, held on 21 April 2020, the European Data Protection Board adopted Guidelines on the processing of health data for research purposes in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak and Guidelines on geolocation and other tracing tools in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. The ... more
The European Data Protection Board adopted a formal statement on the processing of personal data in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak
On March 20th 2020, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) issued a statement on the protection of personal data when processed in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. It emphasizes that the fight against infectious diseases is in the interest of all mankind and is a paramount goal of all ... more