Austria implemented the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC with the Data Protection Act in 1999.
Belgium, as part of the EU, implemented the EU Directive 95/46/EC with the Data Protection Act dated 8 December 1992.
Bulgaria has implemented the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC, with the Personal Data Protection Act, as amended.
Cyprus implemented the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC in 2001 with the Processing of Personal Data Law of 2001,.
Personal data protection in the Czech Republic is regulated by Directive 95/46/EC, for processing and for free movement.
Denmark implemented the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC in June 2000 with the Act on Processing of Personal Data.
The European Union’s draft data protection regulation contains new and controversial extra-territorial provisions extending the Regulation’s reach to some companies based outside the European Union.
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is an independent supervisory authority appointed by a joint decision of the European Parliament and the Council for a term of five years.
Further to our article in last month’s newsletter on the EU data protection reforms, the ICO has published an indicative timeline setting out significant milestones in the reform process.
The European data protection authorities of the Article 29 Working Party published their joint Opinion 02/2013 on apps on smart devices on 14 March 2013.
Following the lead of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, which already released its draft report, 20 February, the European Parliament Committee on Industry, Research and Energy published its Draft Opinion.
As part of the EU, Finland implemented the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC with the Personal Data Act 523/1999.
In late 2012, the Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman carried out a survey concerning the processing and protection of personal data in domestic network services.
The French Data Protection Authority has recently disclosed its annual inspection program, providing an overview of its inspections on data controllers in 2012, and a list of inspections it plans to execute in 2013.
Law No. 78 on "Information Technology, Data Files and Civil Liberty" is the principal data protection law in France.
The main data protection law in Germany is the Federal Data Protection Act which implements the EU Directive 95/46/EC.
Gibraltar, in the EU, implemented the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46 EC in 2006 with the Data Protection Act 2004.
Greece implemented Directive 95/46/EC with the Law on the Protection of Individuals for the Processing of Personal Data,.
Directive 95/46/EC was implemented in Hungary by the Act on Informational Self Determination and Freedom of Information,.
A vote on the draft Data Protection Regulation has been delayed again.