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Document 62022CN0740

Case C-740/22: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Itä-Suomen hovioikeus (Finland) lodged on 2 December 2022 — Endemol Shine Finland Oy

OJ C 63, 20.2.2023, p. 22–23 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)



Official Journal of the European Union

C 63/22

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Itä-Suomen hovioikeus (Finland) lodged on 2 December 2022 — Endemol Shine Finland Oy

(Case C-740/22)

(2023/C 63/29)

Language of the case: Finnish

Referring court

Itä-Suomen hovioikeus

Parties to the main proceedings

Appellant: Endemol Shine Finland Oy

Questions referred


Does an oral transfer of personal data constitute processing of personal data within the meaning of Article 2(1) and Article 4(2) of the General Data Protection Regulation? (1)


Can public access to official documents be reconciled with the right to protection of personal data pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation, in the manner referred to by Article 86 of the regulation, by allowing information on criminal convictions or offences of a natural person to be obtained from a court’s register of persons without restriction where a request is made to transfer the information orally to the applicant?


Is it relevant for the answer to Question 2 whether the applicant is a company or a private individual?

(1)  Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (OJ 2016 L 119, p. 1).