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  • 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 of 3 and 4th February on the basis of the analysis contained in the group’s previous opinions.

  • 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 a collaborative project aiming to better understand the digital ecosystem of smartphones. The recent results of this Mobilitics innovation and research project indicate that there are massive amounts of points of access to personal data that are...

  • Reaction of the Article 29 Working Party to the attacks recently perpetrated in Paris

    13 January 2015

    The European data protection authorities assembled in the Article 29 Working Party express their greatest indignation after the attacks recently perpetrated in Paris and reiterate their collective commitment to the balance between fundamental freedoms and protection of personal data.

  • Statement of the European data protection authorities (WP29)

    08 December 2014

    The European Data Governance Forum organized by the WP29 and by the CNIL has closed on the presentation of a declaration adopted by WP29 during its plenery meeting of 25 November. The European data protection wish to reassert the common values of Europe and to propose concrete actions in order to develop an ethical European framework.

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