Data protection in Europe and around the world
In May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became applicable in the EU. It enables Europe to adapt to the new digital realities and strengthens the rights of European citizens by giving them more control over their personal data.
The European Data Protection Board (EDPB)
The "European Data Protection Board" has been established by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It replaces the Article 29 Working Party.
Map of the data protection around the world
In which country can I transfer personal data and under which conditions ? Which country has adopted a specific data protection legislation or has a Data Protection Authority?
The CNIL Worldwide
With the increased globalisation of data exchanges, data protection issues must be dealt with at an international level. European and international cooperation takes place in different forums.
Exchanges of personal data have increased in the context of European and international police cooperation, especially since the 9/11 attacks and the ensuing reinforcement of internal security measures and border control.