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  1. New rules from 2018

    New EU data protection rules which aim to give citizens back control of their personal data and create a high, uniform level of data protection across the EU fit for the digital era was given their final approval by MEPs

  2. Transfer of personal data from the EU to the US

    Following the publication by the European Commission of the draft adequacy decision on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and related documents, the Article 29 Working Party has conducted its assessment in light of the applicable EU data protection legal

  3. Transatlantic data flows

    On 2-3 February 2016, the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) met to discuss the consequences of the CJEU judgment in the Schrems case for international transfers. The WP29 welcomes the fact of the conclusion of the negotiations between the

  4. New European data protection regulation

    To celebrate Data Protection Day, the Article 29 Working Party created an infographic presenting the new general data protection regulation. After 4 years of discussions at the European Union level, a final draft of the regulation has been released. It

  5. 10th February 2015

    Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world.Safer Internet Day 2015 will

  6. Conference on the occasion of the Data Protection Day

    In the context of the Data Protection Day, the National Commission for Data Protection, in collaboration with the APDL and Security made in Lëtzebuerg, organized a conference on the challenges ahead of the European regulation on data protection, followed by

  7. 27 January 2015

    On 27 January 2015, the National Commission for Data Protection, represented by Tine A. Larsen (President) and Georges Wantz (Commissioner), met with former Acting Secretary of Commerce and General Counsel of the United States, Cameron Kerry, and former Minister of

  8. Article 29 Working Party

    On 25th November, the European data protection authorities assembled in the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (WP 29)have adopted guidelines on the implentation of the judgment of the Court of Justice of European Union (CJEU) of 13 May

  9. National Commission for Data Protection

    The new composition of Luxembourg’s data protection authority has been announced on 7th November 2014. Ms Tine A. Larsen (lawyer), Mr Thierry Lallemang (lawyer) and Mr Georges Wantz (IT and technology specialist) have been appointed as commissioners. Ms Larsen

  10. Publication of the CNPD and the CSL

    The CNPD and the Chamber of employees (CSL - Chambre des Salariés) published a brochure about surveillance in the workplace. The aim of this publication is to inform the reader on the rights and obligations of the employee and the employer

  11. The right to be forgotten

    In May 2014, a judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union strenghtened the "right to be forgotten". According to this judgment, a European citizen may ask a search engine operator to remove a link from the list

  12. From September 18 to 20 at the European court of Justice

    The UIA (International Association of Lawyers) Privacy & Rights of the Digital Person Commission organises a seminar on data protection in the main courtroom of the European Court of Justice from September 18 to 20. Personal data protection has never

  13. Agence des droits fondamentaux de l'UE

    L'agence des droits fondamentaux de l'Union européenne et le Conseil de l'Europe viennent de présenter leur manuel sur le droit européen de la protection des données dans quatre nouvelles versions linguistiques, dont le français et l'allemand

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