Month: November 2018

Recital 158 – Processing for archiving purposes

Recital 158Processing for archiving purposes 1Where personal data are processed for archiving purposes, this Regulation should also apply to that processing, bearing in mind that this Regulation should not…

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Recital 159 – Processing for scientific research purposes

Recital 159Processing for scientific research purposes 1Where personal data are processed for scientific research purposes, this Regulation should also apply to that processing. 2For the purposes of this Regulation,…

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Recital 160 – Processing for historical research purposes

Recital 160Processing for historical research purposes 1Where personal data are processed for historical research purposes, this Regulation should also apply to that processing. 2This should also include historical research…

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Recital 122 – Responsibility of the supervisory authorities

Recital 122Responsibility of the supervisory authorities 1Each supervisory authority should be competent on the territory of its own Member State to exercise the powers and to perform the tasks…

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Recital 123 – Cooperation of the supervisory authorities with each other and with the Commission

Recital 123Cooperation of the supervisory authorities with each other and with the Commission 1The supervisory authorities should monitor the application of the provisions pursuant to this Regulation and contribute…

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Recital 124 – Lead authority regarding processing in several Member States

Recital 124Lead authority regarding processing in several Member States 1Where the processing of personal data takes place in the context of the activities of an establishment of a controller…

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Recital 125 – Competences of the lead authority

Recital 125Competences of the lead authority 1The lead authority should be competent to adopt binding decisions regarding measures applying the powers conferred on it in accordance with this Regulation….

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Recital 126 – Joint decisions

Recital 126Joint decisions 1The decision should be agreed jointly by the lead supervisory authority and the supervisory authorities concerned and should be directed towards the main or single establishment…

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Recital 127 – Information of the supervisory authority regarding local processing

Recital 127Information of the supervisory authority regarding local processing 1Each supervisory authority not acting as the lead supervisory authority should be competent to handle local cases where the controller…

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Recital 128 – Responsibility regarding processing in the public interest

Recital 128Responsibility regarding processing in the public interest 1The rules on the lead supervisory authority and the one-stop-shop mechanism should not apply where the processing is carried out by…

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Recital 129 – Tasks and powers of the supervisory authorities

Recital 129Tasks and powers of the supervisory authorities 1In order to ensure consistent monitoring and enforcement of this Regulation throughout the Union, the supervisory authorities should have in each…

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Recital 130 – Consideration of the authority with which the complaint has been lodged

Recital 130Consideration of the authority with which the complaint has been lodged 1Where the supervisory authority with which the complaint has been lodged is not the lead supervisory authority,…

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Recital 131 – Attempt of an amicable settlement

Recital 131Attempt of an amicable settlement 1Where another supervisory authority should act as a lead supervisory authority for the processing activities of the controller or processor but the concrete…

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Recital 132 – Awareness-raising activities and specific measures

Recital 132Awareness-raising activities and specific measures Awareness-raising activities by supervisory authorities addressed to the public should include specific measures directed at controllers and processors, including micro, small and medium-sized…

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Recital 133 – Mutual assistance and provisional measures

Recital 133Mutual assistance and provisional measures 1The supervisory authorities should assist each other in performing their tasks and provide mutual assistance, so as to ensure the consistent application and…

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Recital 134 – Participation in joint operations

Recital 134Participation in joint operations 1Each supervisory authority should, where appropriate, participate in joint operations with other supervisory authorities. 2The requested supervisory authority should be obliged to respond to…

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Recital 135 – Consistency mechanism

Recital 135Consistency mechanism 1In order to ensure the consistent application of this Regulation throughout the Union, a consistency mechanism for cooperation between the supervisory authorities should be established. 2That…

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Recital 136 – Binding decisions and opinions of the Board

Recital 136Binding decisions and opinions of the Board 1In applying the consistency mechanism, the Board should, within a determined period of time, issue an opinion, if a majority of…

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Recital 137 – Provisional measures

Recital 137Provisional measures 1There may be an urgent need to act in order to protect the rights and freedoms of data subjects, in particular when the danger exists that…

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Recital 138 – Urgency procedure

Recital 138Urgency procedure 1The application of such mechanism should be a condition for the lawfulness of a measure intended to produce legal effects by a supervisory authority in those…

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Recital 139 – European Data Protection Board

Recital 139European Data Protection Board 1In order to promote the consistent application of this Regulation, the Board should be set up as an independent body of the Union. 2To…

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Recital 140 – Secretariat and staff of the Board

Recital 140Secretariat and staff of the Board 1The Board should be assisted by a secretariat provided by the European Data Protection Supervisor. 2The staff of the European Data Protection…

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Recital 141 – Right to lodge a complaint

Recital 141Right to lodge a complaint 1Every data subject should have the right to lodge a complaint with a single supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of…

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Recital 103 – Appropriate level of data protection based on an adequacy decision

Recital 103Appropriate level of data protection based on an adequacy decision 1The Commission may decide with effect for the entire Union that a third country, a territory or specified…

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Recital 104 – Criteria for an adequacy decision

Recital 104Criteria for an adequacy decision 1In line with the fundamental values on which the Union is founded, in particular the protection of human rights, the Commission should, in…

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