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Position Paper
Key messages on the Greek EU Precidency's consolidated text on the proposed General Data Protection Regulation

Insurance Europe supports the European Commission’s objective of further harmonising existing EU data protection legislation. However, due to its horizontal approach, the Commission’s proposed General Data Protection Regulation should be a legally certain, flexible, risk based approach instrument.

The Regulation would benefit from a number of crucial changes to achieve the correct balance between individual’s right to privacy and the needs of businesses, for instance by allowing insurers to continue to collect and process personal data and provide the services consumers expect.

Published 19 September 2014