A European perspective on data protection and the right of access

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This chapter provide san up to date analysis of the legal and administrative frameworks surrounding informational rights at a supranational level in the European Union with a focus on the right of access to personal data. The first part of the chapter tracks the development of data protection and privacy legislation in the European Union, offering context and background to understand the journey of such regulation with a specific focus on the right of access. The second part of the chapter considers how issues of privacy and data protection have been dealt with by European courts, namely the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights. The chapter concludes by outlining the role played by the European Data Protection Supervisor.
Originele taal-2English
TitelThe unaccountable state of surveillance
SubtitelExercising access rights in Europe
RedacteurenClive Norris, Paul De Hert, Xavier L'Hoiry, Antonella Galetta
Aantal pagina's23
ISBN van elektronische versie2352-1910
ISBN van geprinte versie2352-1902
StatusPublished - 2017

Publicatie series

NaamLaw, Governance and Technology


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