Data Protection Regulation: documents from the secret 'trilogues'
Statewatch has obtained two recent documents relating to the ongoing secret 'trilogue' discussions (between the Council, the Parliament and the Commission) on the forthcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation.
- Presidency, 'Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation) - Chapter II, preparation of trilogue', 10790/15, 13 July 2015 (pdf)
The document invites contributions from Member States' delegations on the following issues:
- Article 5 - Principles related to personal data processing
- Article 6 - Lawfulness of processing
- Article 7 - Conditions for consent
- Article 8 - Conditions applicable to child's consent in relation to information society services
- Article 9 - Processing of special categories of personal data
- Article 10 - Processing not requiring identification
It also contains a table outlining the positions of the different institutions.
- Presidency, 'Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation) - Presidency debriefing on the outcome of the trilogue on 14 July 2015', 10680/15, 15 July 2015 (pdf)
"1. On 14th July 2015, the representatives of the Council, the European Parliament and the Commission discussed in a trilogue on the General Data Protection Regulation the provisions related to Chapter V on transfer of personal data to third countries or international organisations and on the territorial scope of the Regulation. The Councils interventions were based on the Councils General Approach and the discussions that took place in the DAPIX meeting of 1st July 2015 and the JHA Counsellors meeting of 6th July 2015.
"The outcome of the trilogue is reflected in the table in the annex. Delegations will note that there is a significant amount of convergence between the positions of the European Parliament and the Council..."
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