“adequate” level of data protection. Alternative transfer tools such as standard data protection clauses and Binding Corporate Rules can neither compensate for all data protection shortcomings in the third [...] third country. Only genuine convergence of the data protection level in third countries with that of the EU will ensure a truly high level of data protection. It is therefore appropriate that the Commission [...] the plan to make the transmission of data to third countries easier, will bring down costs for companies and reduce the burden involved in the lawful transfer of data. The tools with which the Commission
reason why buses should be exempt from the Regulation. The data protection measures are suitable to comply with the requirements of EU data protection law.
which their consumption data is passed on. The data protection measures, proposed by the European Commission, are suitable for compliance with the requirements of EU data protection law.
concrete; moreover, here, too, the necessity to process healthcare data should be taken into account. The rules regarding employee data protection do not serve legal certainty. [...] Harmonising data protection law and assigning EU-wide competence to a national public authority reduces the costs of the companies affected and creates a level playing field. The design and the number
The random retention and processing of PNR data without given suspicion infringes the fundamental right to data protection due to its inappropriateness and in the form of a random dragnet investigation [...] n it also infringes the basic right to privacy of personal data. Moreover, the actual benefit for counter-crime and counter-terrorism is insignificant, as US experience has proven.
disadvantages resulting from the Data Retention Directive totally outweigh its benefits. Its provisions infringe the fundamental rights to privacy, to data protection and the freedom to choose an occupation
provisions on bank account data disclosure through the disclosure duty of banks or investigations by authorities lie outside EU competencies and are problematic in terms of data protection law.
Socialists, Greens and Liberals had already agreed on a data protection-friendly position last week in the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE). Now they have also obtained a majority [...] position. Accordingly, the result of the vote was narrow. 318 members of parliament supported the data protection-friendly approach, 280 voted against. Socialist negotiator Birgit Sippel, who is taking over
switch to cheaper prices in exchange for greater flexibility in their consumer behaviour if data protection issues are dispelled. Investment costs should not be covered by regulated tariffs of network
Canada (CETA). The question of how the free exchange of data between the EU and Japan can be reconciled with the high European data protection standards also remains to be clarified.The final agreement [...] Agreement (EPA), however, left untouched the controversional aspects with regard to investment protection. It is said that Japan is not ready to settle on the EU requirement of an independent international