Tag Archives: EDPS


As already mentioned in a previous post, on 10 January 2017 the European Commission presented a proposal for a Regulation (the “Regulation”) which is expected to amend the Directive 2002/58/EC (e-Privacy Directive) standardising the current European legal framework for the processing of personal data in the electronic communications sector and whose final approval is expected to… Read More »

ePrivacy Regulation Proposal and GDPR

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has published an Opinion on the Proposal for a Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications (ePrivacy Regulation), which will complement the GDPR within the European Data Protection Framework. Buttarelli appreciates several positive aspects of the Proposal and also the fact that the legislator has adopted some of its previous… Read More »

European Data Protection Supervisor Publishes 2015 Annual Report

On May 24, 2016, the European Data Protection Supervisor (“EDPS”) presented its 2015 Annual Report. It provides an overview of the EDPS’ activities developed in 2015 and highlights key priorities  for 2016. Of course, the EDPS focused on ensuring the adoption of a new and effective data protection framework. Moreover, a considerable attention is devoted to the high… Read More »

The European Data Protection Supervisor opinion on the data protection reform

On August the 6th the EDPS gave his opinion on the data reform. The full text is available at Consilium web site. The EDPS points out five high level requirements: A better deal for citizen: simplicity while: Understanding what is personal information Exercising their rights on personal data All data processing should be both lawful and justified… Read More »