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Data protection bodies

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The bodies responsible for protecting personal data are the:

National data protection authorities

This section contains contact details for National Data Protection Authorities in:

European Data Protection Supervisor

The Regulation on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by EU institutions establishes a European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS).

This is an independent EU body responsible for monitoring the application of data protection rules within European Institutions and for investigating complaints.

European Data Proctection Supervisor

EU Data Protection Officer

A Data Protection Officer (DPO) in every EU institution and body works closely with the EDPS to ensure the internal application of the Regulation on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by EU institutions.

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