European Data Protection Digest

Europol Confidentiality Rules Now Adopted

ONLINE PRIVACY—EU

January 15, 2010

The Official Journal of the European Union has now published rules on the confidentiality of Europol information, as were adopted 30 Nov 2009 (Council Decision 2009/968/JHA). The rules include basic protections for non-public information processed by or through Europol, such as data protection requirements for personal data, and make clear that member states are responsible for making sure Europol information is protected at the required level.  
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