Personal Data Protection
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) defines the new rules for the processing personal data and becomes mandatory to all public or private organisations throughout the European Union on 25 May 2018.
The protection of natural persons regarding the processing of their personal data is a fundamental right under the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.
Camões – Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua, I.P (Camões, I.P.) is strongly committed to complying with the legal obligations arising from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and any other legislation in force related to personal data protection when processing any future data.
- Regulation (UE) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and 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, repealing Directive 95/46/CE (General Data Protection Regulation) (Corrigendum)
- Directive (UE) 2016/680 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 by the competent authorities for the purposes of the prevention, investigation, detection and prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Council Framework Decision 2008/977/JHA (Corrigendum)
For more information, see:
European Commission on the new data protection regime
European Commission on questions and answers