Amendment LIBE #2959

Article 80 – Paragraph 1

1. Member States shall provide for exemptions or derogations from the provisions on the 1. Chapter II (general principles in Chapter II, ), Chapter III (the rights of the data subject in Chapter III, on), Chapter IV (the controller and processor in Chapter IV, on the ), Chapter V (transfer of personal data to third countries and international organisations in Chapter V, the independent supervisory authorities in Chapter VI and on co-operation and consistency in Chapter VII for ), Chapter VI (supervisory authorities), Chapter VII (cooperation and consistency) and Articles 73, 74, 76 and 79 of Chapters VIII (legal remedies, liability and penalties) and X shall not apply to the processing of personal data carried out solely for journalistic purposes or the purpose of artistic or literary expression in order to reconcile the right to the protection of personal data with the rules governing freedom of expression.

Current Data Privacy Rating is : weaker    Wim van de Camp Netherlands EPP    Seán Kelly Ireland EPP    Renate Sommer Germany EPP    Axel Voss Germany EPP    Lara Comi Italy EPP    Véronique Mathieu Houillon France EPP

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