Guidelines 3/2018 on the territorial scope of the GDPR (Article 3) – version adopted after public consultation

Published by European Data Protection Board

General Data Protection RegulationGPDR

The territorial scope of General Data Protection Regulation1
(the GDPR or the Regulation) is
determined by Article 3 of the Regulation and represents a significant evolution of the EU data
protection law compared to the framework defined by Directive 95/46/EC2.

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Guidelines 4/2019 on Article 25 Data Protection by Design and by Default

Published by European Data Protection Board

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In an increasingly digital world, adherence to Data Protection by Design and by Default requirements
plays a crucial part in promoting privacy and data protection in society. It is therefore essential that
controllers take this responsibility seriously and implement the GDPR obligations when designing
processing operations

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Guidelines 2/2020 on articles 46 (2) (a) and 46 (3) (b) of Regulation 2016/679 for transfers of personal data between EEA and non-EEA public authorities and bodies

Published by European Data Protection Board

General Data Protection RegulationGPDR

This document seeks to provide guidance as to the application of Articles 46 (2) (a) and 46 (3) (b) of
the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on transfers of personal data from EEA public
authorities or bodies (hereafter “public bodies”) to public bodies in third countries or to international organisations, to the extent that these are not covered by an adequacy finding adopted by the European Commission.

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EDPB Document on response to the request from the European Commission for clarifications on the consistent application of the GDPR, focusing on health research

Published by European Data Protection Board English

General Data Protection RegulationGPDR  EC Consultation

In its guidelines (currently in preparation and due in 2021) on the processing personal data for scientific
research purposes, the EDPB will elaborate further on these issues while also aiming to provide a more
comprehensive interpretation of the various provisions in the GDPR that are relevant for the processing of personal data for scientific research purposes. 

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Assessment of the EU Member States’ rules on health data in the light of GDPR

Published by European Union

General Data Protection RegulationGPDR

The results of this study allow for a detailed assessment of possible elements at Member States/EU level that might affect the movement of health data across borders. It also identifies practices that could facilitate this exchange of data, as well as possible policy options for strategies in this area

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