|Convention & Protocol|
Paris, 6-8 October 2015
On 28 May 2015, the Permanent Representative of San Marino to the Council of Europe, deposited the instrument of ratification of the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (ETS 108 ). The Convention will enter into force with respect to San Marino on 1 September 2015.
European Conference of Data Protection Authorities (18-20 May 2015). The UK's Information Commissioner's Office will host the European Conference of Data Protection Authorities, which will take place in Manchester. For more information visit the website .
The Secretariat is pleased to inform you of the registration of the request of Senegal to be invited to accede to Convention 108 and to its additional Protocol, which will be examined by the Committee of Ministers after the usual consultation of delegations.
Denmark approved the Additional Protocol to the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data, regarding supervisory authorities and transborder data flows (ETS 181). The Protocol will enter into force for Denmark on 1 July 2015.
San Marino signed the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (ETS No. 108)
Convention 108 -
CAHDATA approved the modernisation proposals :
:The Ad hoc Committee on data protection (CAHDATA) of the Council of Europe approved on 3 December 2014, after discussions and amendments, the modernisation proposals of the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (Convention 108) during its 3rd and last meeting held in Strasbourg on 1-3 December 2014. A draft amending Protocol will be prepared on this basis and transmitted to the Committee of Ministers for examination and adoption.
Letter of the Chair of the T-PD and of Article 29 Working Party, sent to the Cybercrime Committee of the Council of Europe in relation to the scenarios on transborder access to personal data
Mauritius - Data Protection Act
Questionnaire on medical technologies and data protection issues
Opinion of the T-PD on the implications for data protection of mechanism for automatic inter-state exchanges of data for administrative and tax purposes - 4 June 2014
STATEMENT OF FACTS - Fourth session, Application no. 58170/13, BIG BROTHER WATCH and others, against the United Kingdom, lodged on 4 September 2013
In a Declaration issued to governments, the Committee of Ministers say that legislation allowing for overly broad surveillance of citizens can challenge their privacy and have a chilling effect on their freedom of expression and the freedom of the media.
This Handbook is a comprehensive guide to European data protection law designed to familiarise legal practitioners who are not specialised in the field of data protection with this area of law. It provides an overview of the EU’s and the CoE’s applicable legal frameworks and explains key jurisprudence of both the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Handbook in English and French and in other languages : Bulgarian, Croatian, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian Spanish and Ukrainian.
DATA PROTECTION DAY (28 January)
You go somewhere, you buy something, you apply for a job, you pay your bills : you live ... and at each of those moments of your life, your personal information is used, collected, processed. In order to protect your right to private life, with regard to the automatic processing of your personal data, the Council of Europe elaborated the "Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data".
30 years after its entry into force, this Convention still remains the only binding international legal instrument in the field, with a potential worldwide scope of application.
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