Best Practice of the Court of the EU in Ensuring the Principles of the Personal Data Protection
Visnyk of the Lviv University Series International Relations
Research of the decisions of the European Court of Justice and of the European Court of Human Right is crucial in the process of approximation of Ukrainian legislation to the EU Law. This article subjects to analysis certain decisions of the Court of Justice of the EU in the area of Personal Data Protection, in particular, the main principles of protection. Court of Justice of the EU forms its decisions on Personal Data Protection in the format of conclusions, provided by the Court in response
... Court in response to the pre-judicial requests from national courts in relation to enquiries from citizens on legality of processing of their personal data, on terms of response to such enquiries, on terms of access by citizens to information which is considered Personal Data, on ensuring security of keeping Personal Data, on restrictions in collecting data, on the provisions in the national law on independence of bodies responsible for collecting and storing personal data. These conclusions of the Court of Justice of the EU aim to prevent violations of the protection of personal data or of its security, which could lead to accidental or illegal destruction, loss, change, unauthorised access to data. It should be noted that the term Personal Data covers not only the private sphere of citizens but also their professional or civic activity. Key words: personal data; EU; Court of Justice of the EU; EU principles of Personal Data Protection.