European Community law

  • European Regulations and Directives
    • 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)
    • 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.
    • Directive 2002/58/EC ("privacy and electronic communications") of 12 July 2002

      (Official title: Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector). The Community's legal framework concerning the protection of personal data also includes regulations that apply specifically to the field of telecommunications.. Directive 97/66/EC on this point has been replaced by Directive 2002/58/EC. This takes account of recent and foreseeable evolution in the field of electronic communication services and technologies. . Directive 2002/58/EC was transposed into Luxembourg law by the Amended Act of 30 May 2005.

    • Directive 2009/136/EC of 25 November 2009

      (Official title: Directive 2009/136/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 amending Directive 2002/22/EC on universal service and users’ rights relating to electronic communications networks and services, Directive 2002/58/EC concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector and Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 on cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws Text with EEA relevance )

  • European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights of 7 December 2000

    The Charter of Fundamental Rights was proclaimed by the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union at the European Council in Nice on 7 December 2000.

    Its purpose is to protect the following rights:

    • civil rights; human rights and rights concerning legal procedure, like those guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights drawn up by the Council of Europe;

    • political rights that are specific to European citizenship as established by the Treaties;

    • economic and social rights.

  • Regulation (EC) 45/2001 (processing by Community institutions)
    Official title: Regulation (EC) No. 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data
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