Title: Reform of European personal data protection legislative framework – main changes

Authors: Miha Dvojmoč

Addresses: Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security, Kotnikova 8, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Abstract: In 2016, with the aim of updating the provisions of the Data Protection Directive from 1995, a reform of personal data protection was carried out. The new legislative package contains two main novelties, addressing different data subject categories, specifically the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR), and Directive (EU) 2016/680. The article presents an overview of the legislative package on data protection, with an analysis of the main changes in some key areas.

Keywords: personal data protection; reform; Information Commissioner; guidelines; General Data Protection Regulation; GDPR.

DOI: 10.1504/IJPSPM.2022.10048184

International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management, 2022 Vol.9 No.4, pp.432 - 450

Received: 25 May 2020
Accepted: 20 Aug 2020

Published online: 01 Jul 2022 *

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