Data protection

Case-Law Guide

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N.F. and Others v. Russia, nos. 3537/15 and 8 others


Processing of the applicants’ personal data in respect of discontinued criminal proceedings or criminal convictions that have been lifted or became spent.

Hurbain v. Belgium [GC], no. 57292/16


Newspaper publisher ordered to anonymise the online archived version of a lawful article published twenty years earlier, on grounds of the “right to be forgotten”.
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Ships Waste Oil Collector B.V. v. the Netherlands, no. 2799/16 (pending before the GC)


​Transmission and use in competition law proceedings of data lawfully obtained through telephone tapping in criminal investigations.
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