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the Art.29 Working Party - INDEX

The Art.29 Working Party was set up under Article 29 of Directive 95/46/EC. It is an independent European advisory body on data protection and privacy.

The Working Party was set up to achieve several primary objectives:

  • To provide expert opinion from member state level to the Commission on questions of data protection;
  • To promote the uniform application of the general principles of the Directives in all Member States through co-operation between data protection supervisory authorities;
  • To advise the Commission on any Community measures affecting the rights and freedoms of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and privacy;
  • To make recommendations to the public at large, and in particular to Community institutions on matters relating to the protection of persons with regard to the processing of personal data and privacy in the European Community.

All Art.29 Working Party opinions, recommendations, press releases and other documents can be found through a search of the Art. 29 Working Party INDEX:

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