30 May 2013

EDPS publishes 2012 Annual Report The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) completed his strategic review, resulting in a strategy for 2013-14.

Highlights includes:  

  • Greater interaction with data protection officers (DPOs)  
  • The impact of the new enforcement policy with regard to complying with the proposed Data Protection Regulation  
  • The creation of a new sector to deal with new information technologies

EDPS priorities going forward include:  

  • Providing ongoing guidance and training for DPOs  
  • Focussing on technological developments, especially those connected to the internet  
  • Increasing the scrutiny of data protection issues in any reforms to the financial sector  
  • The establishment of clear rules for the use of personal data in the area of eHealth

The full Report can be accessed here.