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Giovanni Buttarelli named new data-protection watchdog

Giovanni Buttarelli named new data-protection watchdog

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The next European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) will be Giovanni Buttarelli (pictured), European Parliament President Martin Schulz announced in plenary on Thursday (27 November). His Assistant Supervisor will be Wojciech Rafał Wiewiórowski. Messrs Buttarelli and Wiewiórowski were listed as Parliament’s top candidates for the two posts after hearings in the Civil Liberties Committee on 20 […]

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Rebuilding trust in financial services markets: 10 steps for responsible handling of personal information

Rebuilding trust in financial services markets: 10 steps for responsible handling of personal information

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Data protection can support the European economy, said European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) Peter Hustinx (pictured) today (25 November), following the publication of guidelines on data protection in EU financial services regulation.  In his guidelines, the EDPS explains how the close supervision of financial markets should respect the rights of individuals to privacy and data […]

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Safeguarding your privacy: Parliament to appoint European data protection supervisor

Safeguarding your privacy: Parliament to appoint European data protection supervisor

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Celebrities aren’t the only ones who should care about their personal data being kept safe. The Parliament plays a key role in deciding who the European data protection supervisor should be for the next five years. The supervisor is in charge of protecting personal data and privacy as well as promoting good practice in the […]

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EDPS Guidelines on Rights of Individuals: Data protection ‘essential’ to good public administration

EDPS Guidelines on Rights of Individuals: Data protection ‘essential’ to good public administration

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

As part of the action plan laid out in his Strategy 2013-2014 to provide guidance to the EU administration, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has published Guidelines on the Rights of Individuals with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data. Assistant EDPS Giovanni Buttarelli said: “EU institutions and bodies are accountable for compliance with […]

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