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Data protection
Rules for the protection of personal data inside and outside the EU.
Data protection in the EU
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Data Protection Law Enforcement Directive and other rules concerning the protection of personal data.
International dimension of data protection
International data protection agreements, EU-US privacy shield, transfer of passenger name record data.
Reform
Impact of the new data protection rules on EU citizens, business and public administrations.
EU data protection rules
Find out how updates to data protection rules will affect you individually, or apply to your business.
EU funding supporting the implementation of the GDPR
Details of projects funded and links to deliverables produced
Documents
04 JUNE 2021JUSTICE AND CONSUMERS
Standard contractual clauses for controllers and processors in the EU/EEA
New Data Protection Contractual Clauses based on Art 28 GDPR and Art 29 Regulation 2018/1725
04 JUNE 2021JUSTICE AND CONSUMERS
Standard contractual clauses for international transfers
Modernised standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to third countries
Communication - two years of application of the General Data Protection Regulation
Staff Working Document: accompanying the Communication - two years of application of the General Data Protection Regulation
Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council - Data protection rules as a trust-enabler in the EU and beyond – taking stock
Related links
European Data Protection Board (EDPB)
Article 29 Working Party archives 1997-2018
A Europe Fit for the Digital Age
Departments
Justice and Consumers
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