Rules of Procedure of the European Data Protection Supervisor

 

SUMMARY OF:

Decision of the European Data Protection Supervisor adopting the Rules of Procedure of the EDPS

WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE?

KEY POINTS

The role of EDPS is set out in Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 — see summary.

The new rules take into account changes in EU data protection legislation, specifically:

Guiding principles

The rules require the EDPS to follow a number of guiding principles covering:

Role of the Supervisor

The Supervisor’s tasks include:

Monitoring data protection

Complaints

FROM WHEN DOES THE DECISION APPLY?

It has applied since 27 June 2020.

BACKGROUND

MAIN DOCUMENT

Decision of the European Data Protection Supervisor of 15 May 2020 adopting the Rules of Procedure of the EDPS (OJ L 204, 26.6.2020, pp. 49-59)

RELATED DOCUMENTS

Regulation (EU) 2018/1727 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 November 2018 on the European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust), and replacing and repealing Council Decision 2002/187/JHA (OJ L 295, 21.11.2018, pp. 138-183)

Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC (OJ L 295, 21.11.2018, pp. 39-98)

Regulation (EU) 2018/1241 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 September 2018 amending Regulation (EU) 2016/794 for the purpose of establishing a European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) (OJ L 236, 19.9.2018, pp. 72-73)

Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1939 of 12 October 2017 implementing enhanced cooperation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (‘the EPPO’) (OJ L 283, 31.10.2017, pp. 1-71)

Consolidated version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union — Part One — Principles — Title II — Provisions having general application — Article 16 (ex Article 286 TEC) (OJ C 202, 7.6.2016, p. 55)

Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Title II — Freedoms — Article 8 — Protection of personal data (OJ C 202, 7.6.2016, p. 395)

Regulation (EU) 2016/794 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) and replacing and repealing Council Decisions 2009/371/JHA, 2009/934/JHA, 2009/935/JHA, 2009/936/JHA and 2009/968/JHA (OJ L 135, 24.5.2016, pp. 53-114)

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 L 119, 4.5.2016, pp. 1-88)

Successive amendments to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 have been incorporated into the original text. This consolidated version is of documentary value only.

Directive (EU) 2016/680 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 by competent authorities for the purposes of the prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Council Framework Decision 2008/977/JHA (OJ L 119, 4.5.2016, pp. 89-131)

See consolidated version.

last update 31.07.2020