04.03.2013

Article 29 WP: further input on the draft Police and Criminal Justice Data Protection Directive

Opinion 01/2013 providing further input into the discussions on the draft Police and Criminal Justice Data Protection Directive (WP 201)
[...] Following the first opinion providing further input into the discussions on the Regulation adopted by the Article 29 Working Party on 5 October 2012, the Working Party now presents further guidance on several specific elements of the proposed Police and Criminal Justice Data Protection Directive. Although there are more issues that could be further discussed, the Working Party has, given the stage of the negotiations, decided to focus on four issues which are currently considered to be the most important. These elements include the use of data of non-suspects, the rights of data subjects, the use of privacy impact assessments, and the powers of data protection authorities, especially concerning confidential or classified information. [...]
See also the WP's first general reaction to the Commission proposals in its opinion of 23 March 2012.