The EU GDPR – Easily searchable sections

Full acknowledgement to the project who have a neatly arranged, easily searchable PDF version of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) including its recitals. The EU data protection reform was adopted by the European Parliament and the European Council on April 27th, 2016.

The European Data Protection Regulation will be applicable as of May 25th, 2018 and replace the Data Protection Directive. Quick links to get straight to the section you need are below:

1. Chapter 1 – General provisions

Article-1 Subject-matter and objectives
Article-2 Material scope
Article-3 Territorial scope
Article-4 Definitions

2. Chapter 2 – Principles

Article-5 Principles relating to processing of personal data
Article-6 Lawfulness of processing
Article-7 Conditions for consent
Article-8 Conditions applicable to child’s consent in relation to information society services
Article-9 Processing of special categories of personal data
Article-10 Processing of personal data relating to criminal convictions and offences
Article-11 Processing which does not require identification

3. Chapter 3 – Rights of the data subject

Section 1 Transparency and modalities
Article-12 Transparent information, communication and modalities for the exercise of the rights of the data subject
Section 2 Information and access to personal data
Article-13 Information to be provided where personal data are collected from the data subject
Article-14 Information to be provided where personal data have not been obtained from the data subject
Article-15 Right of access by the data subject
Section 3 Rectification and erasure
Article-16 Right to rectification
Article-17 Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’)
Article-18 Right to restriction of processing
Article-19 Notification obligation regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing
Article-20 Right to data portability
Section 4 Right to object and automated individual decision-making
Article-21 Right to object
Article-22 Automated individual decision-making, including profiling
Section 5 Restrictions
Article-23 Restrictions

4. Chapter 4 – Controller and processor

Section 1 General obligations
Article-24 Responsibility of the controller
Article-25 Data protection by design and by default
Article-26 Joint controllers
Article-27 Representatives of controllers or processors not established in the Union
Article-28 Processor
Article-29 Processing under the authority of the controller or processor
Article-30 Records of processing activities
Article-31 Cooperation with the supervisory authority
Section 2 Security of personal data
Article-32 Security of processing
Article-33 Notification of a personal data breach to the supervisory authority
Article-34 Communication of a personal data breach to the data subject
Section 3 Data protection impact assessment and prior consultation
Article-35 Data protection impact assessment
Article-36 Prior consultation
Section 4 Data protection officer
Article-37 Designation of the data protection officer
Article-38 Position of the data protection officer
Article-39 Tasks of the data protection officer
Section 5 Codes of conduct and certification
Article-40 Codes of conduct
Article-41 Monitoring of approved codes of conduct
Article-42 Certification
Article-43 Certification bodies

5. Chapter 5 – Transfers of personal data to third countries or international organisations

Article-44 General principle for transfers
Article-45 Transfers on the basis of an adequacy decision
Article-46 Transfers subject to appropriate safeguards
Article-47 Binding corporate rules
Article-48 Transfers or disclosures not authorised by Union law
Article-49 Derogations for specific situations
Article-50 International cooperation for the protection of personal data

6. Chapter 6 – Independent supervisory authorities

Section 1 Independent status
Article-51 Supervisory authority
Article-52 Independence
Article-53 General conditions for the members of the supervisory authority
Article-54 Rules on the establishment of the supervisory authority
Section 2 Competence, tasks and powers
Article-55 Competence
Article-56 Competence of the lead supervisory authority
Article-57 Tasks
Article-58 Powers
Article-59 Activity reports

7. Chapter 7 – Cooperation and consistency

Section 1 Cooperation
Article-60 Cooperation between the lead supervisory authority and the other supervisory authorities concerned
Article-61 Mutual assistance
Article-62 Joint operations of supervisory authorities
Section 2 Consistency
Article-63 Consistency mechanism
Article-64 Opinion of the Board
Article-65 Dispute resolution by the Board
Article-66 Urgency procedure
Article-67 Exchange of information
Section 3 European data protection board
Article-68 European Data Protection Board
Article-69 Independence
Article-70 Tasks of the Board
Article-71 Reports
Article-72 Procedure
Article-73 Chair
Article-74 Tasks of the Chair
Article-75 Secretariat
Article-76 Confidentiality

8. Chapter 8 – Remedies, liability and penalties

Article-77 Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
Article-78 Right to an effective judicial remedy against a supervisory authority
Article-79 Right to an effective judicial remedy against a controller or processor
Article-80 Representation of data subjects
Article-81 Suspension of proceedings
Article-82 Right to compensation and liability
Article-83 General conditions for imposing administrative fines
Article-84 Penalties

9. Chapter 9 – Provisions relating to specific processing situations

Article-85 Processing and freedom of expression and information
Article-86 Processing and public access to official documents
Article-87 Processing of the national identification number
Article-88 Processing in the context of employment
Article-89 Safeguards and derogations relating to processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes
Article-90 Obligations of secrecy
Article-91 Existing data protection rules of churches and religious associations

10. Chapter 10 – Delegated acts and implementing acts

Article-92 Exercise of the delegation
Article-93 Committee procedure

11. Chapter 11 – Final provisions

Article-94 Repeal of Directive 95/46/EC
Article-95 Relationship with Directive 2002/58/EC
Article-96 Relationship with previously concluded Agreements
Article-97 Commission reports
Article-98 Review of other Union legal acts on data protection
Article-99 Entry into force and application

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