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Case Law Joined cases C-293/12, C-594/12 (08/04/2014)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: Euopean Union' Court of Justice

Date: 04/08/2014

Subject: The Court declared the Directive on the retention of data generated or processed in connection with the provision of publicly available electronic communications services or of public communications networks to be invalid. According to the Court, it entails a wide-ranging and particularly serious interference with the fundamental rights to respect for private life and to the protection of personal data, without that interference being limited to what is strictly necessary.

Parties: Digital Rights Ireland Ltd e K√§rntner Landesregierung

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy - Art. 8 Personal data: fairly processing - Personal data: consent - Personal data: access - Personal data: rectification - Personal data: independent authority

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