The National Center for Personal Data Protection (NCPDP), for information purpose, communicates about the participation of National Center for Personal Data Protection management at the 48th Plenary Session of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB), which was held online on 13 April, 2021.
During the Plenary, the EDPB adopted several documents, among which:
- two Opinions on the draft UK adequacy decisions (Opinion 14/2021 based on the GDPR and Opinion 15/2021 based on the Law Enforcement Directive). The EDPB notes that there are key areas of strong alignment between the EU and the UK data protection frameworks on certain core provisions such as: grounds for lawful and fair processing for legitimate purposes; purpose limitation; data quality and proportionality; data retention, security and confidentiality; transparency; special categories of data; and on automated decision making and profiling.
- Guidelines on the application of Article 65(1)(a) GDPR to delineate the main stages of the procedure and clarify the competence of the EDPB when adopting a legally binding decision on the basis of this Article. The guidelines will be subject to public consultation for a period of six weeks.
- Final version of the Guidelines on the targeting of social media users following public consultation. The aim of the Guidelines is to clarify the roles and responsibilities of social media providers and targeted individuals.
- Statement on international agreements including transfers. The EDPB invites EU Member States to assess and, where necessary, review their international agreements that involve international transfers of personal data to align them with EU data protection law.
The NCPDP, as national supervisory authority for personal data processing, emphasizes the importance of the participation of the Republic of Moldova in the Plenary Sessions organized by the EDPB, as well as the weight of adopted documents.