Policy field(s):Freedom, Justice and Security; Internal Market; Information Society; Consumers
Target group(s):Wide-ranging public
Period of consultation: From 09.07.2009 to 31.12.2009
Objective of the consultation: To obtain views on the new challenges for personal data protection in order to maintain an effective and comprehensive legal framework to protect individual’s personal data within the EU.
How to submit your contribution: We welcome contributions from citizens, organisations and public authorities. If you are answering this consultation as a citizen, please click here to submit your contribution.If you are answering this consultation on behalf of an organisation, please click here to submit your contribution.If you are answering this consultation on behalf of a public authority, please click here to submit your contribution. Received contributions will be published on the Internet. It is important to read the specific privacy statement attached to this consultation for information on how your personal dataand contribution will be dealt with.
Questions to be replied:
- Please give us your views on the new challenges for personal data protection, in particular in the light of new technologies and globalisation
- In your views, the current legal framework meets these challenges?
- What future action would be needed to address the identified challenges
Referencedocuments and other, related consultations
- Conference "Personal data - more use, more protection?", 19-20 May 2009: live webcast and presentations
- Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council: An area of freedom, security and justice serving the citizen (COM (2009) 262 final).
- Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the follow-up of the Work programme for a better implementation of the Data ProtectionDirective (COM(2007) 87 final)
- Commission’s website onprotection of personal data.
Contact details Responsible service: Directorate-General for Justice, Freedomand Security Unit D5 – Data protection
Postal address : EuropeanCommission Directorate-General for Justice, Freedomand Security Unit D5 – Data protection B - 1049 Brussels