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Document 62015CN0203

Case C-203/15: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Kammarrätten i Stockholm (Sweden) lodged on 4 May 2015 — Tele2 Sverige AB v Post- och telestyrelsen

OJ C 221, 6.7.2015, p. 5–5 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)



Official Journal of the European Union

C 221/5

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Kammarrätten i Stockholm (Sweden) lodged on 4 May 2015 — Tele2 Sverige AB v Post- och telestyrelsen

(Case C-203/15)

(2015/C 221/06)

Language of the case: Swedish

Referring court

Kammarrätten i Stockholm

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Tele2 Sverige AB

Defendant: Post- och telestyrelsen

Questions referred


Is a general obligation to retain traffic data covering all persons, all means of electronic communication and all traffic data without any distinctions, limitations or exceptions for the purpose of combating crime (as described [below under points 1-6]) compatible with Article 15(1) of Directive 2002/58/EC (1), taking account of Articles 7, 8 and 15(1) of the Charter?


If the answer to question 1 is in the negative, may the retention nevertheless be permitted where:


access by the national authorities to the retained data is determined as [described below under paragraphs 7-24], and


security requirements are regulated as [described below under paragraphs 26-31], and


all relevant data are to be retained for six months, calculated as from the day the communication is ended, and subsequently deleted as [described below under paragraphs 25]?

(1)  Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications) (OJ 2002 L 201, p. 37).