Glossary of Compliance

Compliance Glossary

Our list of curated compliance glossary offers everything you to know about compliance in one place.

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Established in 2004, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) plays an important role in protecting individuals’ personal data. As a result of the General Data Protection Regulation, this independent Supervisory Authority is responsible for monitoring and enforcing compliance with data protection law within EU institutions and bodies. 

The EDPS works independently to ensure personal data is processed by EU institutions in a manner that is both transparent and respectful of individuals’ rights. It serves as a critical safeguard to protect people’s privacy and provides much-needed enforcement when data protection laws are being violated. 

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