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Procedure : 2017/0002(COD)
Stadium plenaire behandeling
Documentencyclus : A8-0313/2017

Ingediende teksten :

A8-0313/2017

Debatten :

PV 12/09/2018 - 13
CRE 12/09/2018 - 13

Stemmingen :

PV 13/09/2018 - 10.5
Stemverklaringen

Aangenomen teksten :

P8_TA(2018)0348

Debatten
Donderdag 13 september 2018 - Straatsburg Herziene uitgave

11.1. De bescherming van personen ten aanzien van de verwerking van persoonsgegevens door de instellingen, organen en instanties van de Unie, alsmede het vrije verkeer van die gegevens (A8-0313/2017 - Cornelia Ernst)
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  Seán Kelly (PPE). – Madam President, sorry for the delay. I am very glad to support this report with a view to better protecting our citizens’ personal data, particularly in the context of data processing by the institutions. Having led negotiations on GDPR for the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) on behalf of the PPE I am well aware of the need to ensure that citizens’ data is protected and their rights respected.

During meetings with leading technology companies in Silicon Valley earlier this year, it was clear to me that regulation on data protection is increasingly significant to the lives of all citizens, and harmonisation of the regulation in EU institutions is essential. If we are to ensure an effective data protection framework that adequately supports and protects individuals, the rules of the institutions, bodies and agencies must be adapted accordingly. European citizens have a right to control their own private data, how it is collected, stored and used by others, and it is only right that data controllers exercise the utmost responsibility with individuals’ information. This is vital and I welcome this important move today.

 
Laatst bijgewerkt op: 7 januari 2019Juridische mededeling