European Data Protection Digest

Art. 29 Working Party Examines Passenger Data

ONLINE PRIVACY—EU

January 15, 2010

At the request of the European Commission, the Article 29 Working Party looked into the matter of the protection of passenger data collected and processed by duty-free shops at airports and ports in the European Union. The Working Party reviewed the current practices within EU Member States and issued recommendations for a uniform application of the general data protection principles to be respected in duty-free shops.
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