EU agreement on exchange of personal data

EU agreement on exchange of personal data

World October 9, 2015 14:11

luxembourg - It will be easier for the police and judiciary in the 28 Member States of the European Union to exchange personal data. EU Justice Ministers in Luxembourg Friday reached a joint position, according to them, provides sufficient safeguards for privacy protection.

These are data that are relevant to the investigation and prosecution of criminals. The exchange is also allowed if for example there may be stops along voorkomen. There are limitations in the exchange of personal data, allowing crimes to go unpunished. The new rules would have mutual trust in the police and judiciary in the Member States vergroten. Mensen which harmed because their data is exchanged wrongly entitled to compensation.

A European body founded possible that oversees the uitwisseling. The States now have to negotiate with the European Parliament on their views . The first reactions from parliament are critical.

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