EUROPEAN UNION: European Co-operation in the Field of Data Protection

12 Giu EUROPEAN UNION: European Co-operation in the Field of Data Protection

How to train judges in Council of Europe instruments and in their
implementation
Presentation by Joaquín BAYO-DELGADO, Deputy European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS)

1. Data protection as a fundamental right

Article 8 ECHR is the key legal instrument at European level for setting privacy as a fundamental right of citizens. Furthermore the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU distinguishes between the right to privacy and the right to data protection as an autonomous fundamental right. Leggi tutto