The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) is an independent European body, which contributes to the consistent application of data protection rules throughout the European Union, and promotes cooperation between the EU’s data protection authorities.List of Useful Links
Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)
The Commission regularly monitors the implementation of the SME definition. The independent evaluation study carried out in 2012 concluded that there is no need for a major revision of the SME Definition. The final report of the study (1 MB) recommended to clarify the application of certain rules within the existing Recommendation by providing guidance or by updating the 2005 edition of the SME Definition User Guide.
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is the European Union’s (EU) independent data protection authority. The EDPS is an increasingly influential independent supervisory authority, currently headed by a Supervisor and Assistant Supervisor and supported by an office of experienced lawyers, IT specialists and administrators.
The Article 29 Working Party was an advisory body made up of a representative from the data protection authority of each EU Member State, the European Data Protection Supervisor and the European Commission.