"To protect personal data, support innovation, preserve individual liberties"


  • #EDGF14 Joint Statement

    08 December 2014

    Joint statement of the European data protection authorities (WP29)

  • #EDGF14 Live

    08 December 2014

    Watch on line The European Data Governance Forum

  • WP 29

    In February 2014, the CNIL was elected Chair of the Article 29 Working Party with a 2-year mandate


Cloud computing : CNIL's recommendations for companies using these new services

25 June 2012

Cloud computing services have considerably developped these last years. However, their use by companies raises new questions in terms of legal and risk management. In order to clarify the applicable legal framework, the CNIL launched at the end of 20

  • BCR : CNIL facilitates the international data transfers formalities

    24 March 2015

    The implementation of BCR (binding corporate rules) shows a strong commitment from multinational organisations to protect personal data. Thanks to single decisions (autorisations uniques), they will benefit from simplified formalities.

  • [Press Release WP 29] Statement on the EU PNR system

    05 February 2015

    Following the events that took place in Paris on 7 and 8 January 2015, the potential establishment of an EU PNR system took over the international headlines. The members of the Article 29 Working Party discussed this issue at their plenary meeting...

  • Mobilitics, Season 2: Smartphones and Their Apps under the Microscope

    27 January 2015

    Three years ago, the CNIL (French data protection authority) and the Inria (Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation, France’s leading public research institution in digital technologies and computational sciences) decided to create...

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Official text

Act n°78-17 of 6 January 1978 on Data Processing, Data Files and Individual Liberties

Amended by the Act of 6 August 2004 relating to the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data

Security of personal data

Couverture du guide sécurité

Guide to security

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