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Deadline: 31/12/2009

Title

Consultation on the legal framework for the fundamental right to protection of personal data

Policy field(s)

Freedom, Justice and Security; Internal Market; Information Society; Consumers

Target group(s)

wide-ranging public

Period of consultation

From 09.07.2009 to 31.12.2009

Objective of the consultation

To obtain views on the new challenges for personal data protection in order to maintain an effective and comprehensive legal framework to protect individual’s personal data within the EU.

How to submit your contribution

We welcome contributions from citizens, organisations and public authorities.

  • If you are answering this consultation as a citizen, please click here to submit your contribution.
  • If you are answering this consultation on behalf of an organisation, please click here to submit your contribution.
  • If you are answering this consultation on behalf of a public authority, please click here to submit your contribution.

Received contributions will be published on the Internet. It is important to read the specific privacy statement attached to this consultation for information on how your personal data and contribution will be dealt with.

Questions to be replied

  • Please give us your views on the new challenges for personal data protection, in particular in the light of new technologies and globalisation
  • In your views, the current legal framework meets these challenges?
  • What future action would be needed to address the identified challenges?

Reference documents and other, related consultations

  • Conference "Personal data - more use, more protection?", 19-20 May 2009: live webcast and presentations
  • Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council: An area of freedom, security and justice serving the citizen (COM (2009) 262 final).
  • Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the follow-up of the Work programme for a better implementation of the Data Protection Directive (COM(2007) 87 final)
  • Commission’s website on protection of personal data.

Contact details

Responsible service: Directorate-General for Justice, Freedom and Security - Unit D5 – Data protection

E-mail: JLS-PRIVACY-CONSULTATIONS@ec.europa.eu

Postal address:
European Commission
Directorate-General for Justice, Freedom and Security
Unit D5 – Data protection
46, rue Luxembourg,
B - 1049 Brussels
Belgium

Number of responses received to this consultation

168

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Results of consultation and next steps

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