Since the data protection implications of some functions common to all EU institutions, bodies and agencies are similar, we publish guidelines on specific subjects, such as recruitment, appraisals, use of IT equipment in the workplace and disciplinary procedures.  

These consolidate our guidance from our prior check Opinions, consultations and also include relevant guidance by the Article 29 Working Party and the case law of the European courts.

Our guidelines may be a useful source of inspiration for other organisations outside the EU institutions or may supplement the guidance offered by national data protection authorities.



Consultation on the EDPS video-surveillance guidelines

The EDPS published the first consultation draft of his video-surveillance guidelines. Data Protection Officers of the European institutions and bodies and other stakeholders were invited to comment on these guidelines by 15 September 2009. The EDPS held a workshop on 30 September with a view to elicit further feedback to improve the draft Guidelines and increase cooperation to ensure compliance with data protection principles.

EDPS video-surveillance guidelines, consultation draft
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Workshop of 30 September 2009: Agenda
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Workshop of 30 September 2009: Welcome address by Giovanni Buttarelli
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Summary of comments received, 17 March 2010
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Workshop of 30 September 2009: Overview
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