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Public consultations

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 9 July 2009 to 31 December 2009

The consultation has closed. No more contributions will be accepted

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 [63 KB] 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
B - 1049 Brussels

Number of responses received to this consultation
168
View the contributions

In the interests of transparency, organisations have been invited to provide the public with relevant information about themselves by registering in the Interest Representative Register and subscribing to its Code of Conduct. If the organisation is not registered, the submission is published separately from the registered organisations.

Summary of the public consultation [167 KB]

Citizens

Organisations

Organisations Not Registered

Public Authorities