General Data Protection Regulation
Welcome to gdpr-info.eu. Here you can find the official PDF of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) in the current version of the OJ L 119, 04.05.2016; cor. OJ L 127, 23.5.2018 as a neatly arranged website. All Articles of the GDPR are linked with suitable recitals. The European Data Protection Regulation is applicable as of May 25th, 2018 in all member states to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe. If you find the page useful, feel free to support us by sharing the project.
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Chapter 1
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Chapter 2
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Chapter 3
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Chapter 4
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Chapter 5
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Chapter 6
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Chapter 7
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Chapter 8
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Chapter 9
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Chapter 10
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Chapter 11
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Here you will find a list of all recitals.
Key Issues
Data Protection Officer
Email Marketing
Fines / Penalties
Personal Data
Privacy by Design
Privacy Impact Assessment
Records of Processing Activities
Right of Access
Right to be Forgotten
Right to be Informed
Third Countries
Table of Contents
Chapter 1General provisions
Article 1Subject-matter and objectives
Article 2Material scope
Article 3Territorial scope
Article 4Definitions
Chapter 2
Article 5
Principles relating to processing of personal data
Article 6Lawfulness of processing
Article 7Conditions for consent
Article 8Conditions applicable to child’s consent in relation to information society services
Article 9
Processing of special categories of personal data
Article 10Processing of personal data relating to criminal convictions and offences
Article 11
Processing which does not require identification
Chapter 3
Rights of the data subject
Section 1Transparency and modalities
Article 12Transparent information, communication and modalities for the exercise of the rights of the data subject
Section 2Information and access to personal data
Article 13Information to be provided where personal data are collected from the data subject
Article 14Information to be provided where personal data have not been obtained from the data subject
Article 15Right of access by the data subject
Section 3
Rectification and erasure
Article 16Right to rectification
Article 17Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’)
Article 18Right to restriction of processing
Article 19Notification obligation regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing
Article 20Right to data portability
Section 4Right to object and automated individual decision-making
Article 21Right to object
Article 22Automated individual decision-making, including profiling
Section 5Restrictions
Article 23Restrictions
Chapter 4Controller and processor
Section 1General obligations
Article 24Responsibility of the controller
Article 25Data protection by design and by default
Article 26Joint controllers
Article 27Representatives of controllers or processors not established in the Union
Article 28
Article 29Processing under the authority of the controller or processor
Article 30Records of processing activities
Article 31Cooperation with the supervisory authority
Section 2
Security of personal data
Article 32Security of processing
Article 33Notification of a personal data breach to the supervisory authority
Article 34Communication of a personal data breach to the data subject
Section 3Data protection impact assessment and prior consultation
Article 35
Data protection impact assessment
Article 36Prior consultation
Section 4Data protection officer
Article 37Designation of the data protection officer
Article 38
Position of the data protection officer
Article 39
Tasks of the data protection officer
Section 5
Codes of conduct and certification
Article 40Codes of conduct
Article 41Monitoring of approved codes of conduct
Article 42Certification
Article 43Certification bodies
Chapter 5Transfers of personal data to third countries or international organisations
Article 44General principle for transfers
Article 45Transfers on the basis of an adequacy decision
Article 46Transfers subject to appropriate safeguards
Article 47Binding corporate rules
Article 48
Transfers or disclosures not authorised by Union law
Article 49
Derogations for specific situations
Article 50International cooperation for the protection of personal data
Chapter 6Independent supervisory authorities
Section 1Independent status
Article 51Supervisory authority
Article 52Independence
Article 53General conditions for the members of the supervisory authority
Article 54
Rules on the establishment of the supervisory authority
Section 2Competence, tasks and powers
Article 55Competence
Article 56Competence of the lead supervisory authority
Article 57
Article 58
Article 59Activity reports
Chapter 7Cooperation and consistency
Section 1Cooperation
Article 60Cooperation between the lead supervisory authority and the other supervisory authorities concerned
Article 61Mutual assistance
Article 62Joint operations of supervisory authorities
Section 2Consistency
Article 63Consistency mechanism
Article 64Opinion of the Board
Article 65
Dispute resolution by the Board
Article 66Urgency procedure
Article 67Exchange of information
Section 3European data protection board
Article 68European Data Protection Board
Article 69Independence
Article 70Tasks of the Board
Article 71
Article 72
Article 73
Article 74Tasks of the Chair
Article 75
Article 76Confidentiality
Chapter 8
Remedies, liability and penalties
Article 77
Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
Article 78Right to an effective judicial remedy against a supervisory authority
Article 79Right to an effective judicial remedy against a controller or processor
Article 80Representation of data subjects
Article 81Suspension of proceedings
Article 82
Right to compensation and liability
Article 83
General conditions for imposing administrative fines
Article 84
Chapter 9
Provisions relating to specific processing situations
Article 85
Processing and freedom of expression and information
Article 86
Processing and public access to official documents
Article 87
Processing of the national identification number
Article 88Processing in the context of employment
Article 89Safeguards and derogations relating to processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes
Article 90Obligations of secrecy
Article 91Existing data protection rules of churches and religious associations
Chapter 10Delegated acts and implementing acts
Article 92
Exercise of the delegation
Article 93Committee procedure
Chapter 11
Final provisions
Article 94Repeal of Directive 95/46/EC
Article 95
Relationship with Directive 2002/58/EC
Article 96
Relationship with previously concluded Agreements
Article 97Commission reports
Article 98
Review of other Union legal acts on data protection
Article 99
Entry into force and application
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