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These textual data and multimedia items are the exclusive property either of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and/or of their authors and beneficiaries. The intellectual property right holders waive their right to have their name or any other indication appear on the items which they supply for this website.

In accordance with the relevant legislation, the user has to respect the intellectual property rights held by the EDPB and third parties without prejudice to the rights and exceptions provided for by any binding provisions.

The reuse of any information of this website is authorized for commercial and non-commercial purposes, under the following conditions:

  • The re-user is obliged to acknowledge the source of the document;
  • The original meaning or the message of the documents should not be distorted;
  • The European Data Protection Board cannot be held liable for any consequence stemming from the reuse.

Reuse is understood as: "reproduction of textual data and multimedia items which are the property of the EDPB or of third parties and for which the EDPB holds the rights of use".

The user undertakes not to delete or change the indications of the author or the source and not to seek to circumvent the technical measures put in place to protect documents and multimedia items, such as print or download restrictions and visible or invisible tagging. Any infringement may lead to civil and criminal proceedings.

In cases of doubt as to the identity of the right holders or as to the conditions of use of a particular item, a request for information may be sent to the webmaster.

Despite extensive research, it may be that the EDPB has not been able to identify certain authors or right holders of documents appearing on the site. If you are such a right holder, or if you have identified such a right holder, or if there is a mistake on our part, we should be grateful if you would kindly contact the webmaster.