Directive 95/46/EC and Protection of Personal Data in CBRNE Events: Limits and Perspectives

  • Anna Falcone
Part of the The International Library of Ethics, Law and Technology book series (ELTE, volume 20)


Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data was a milestone in the regulation of personal data protection in the European Union (EU). Despite subsequent legislation, it remains a major step forward which must be examined in any comparative and evolutionary analysis of EU legislation on personal data processing. This directive established, in fact, the core framework for personal data protection and the rights of the concerned parties, while enforcing independent supervision by national authorities. This chapter is aimed at identifying its fundamental ideas and the main issues involved.


Data protection regulation Data privacy Informed consent and data sharing Circulation of data Data processing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna Falcone
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  1. 1.Studio Legale FalconeRomeItaly

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