Understanding Article 10 of GDPR
Article 10 provides for the legal foundation for processing personal data relating to criminal convictions and offences.
Article 10(1) states that the processing of personal data as it relates to criminal convictions and offences can only be done by the official authority of each European Union member state or the European Union.
GDPR further states that any register of criminal convictions must also be managed and handled by the member state authorities.
Recitals applicable to Article 10 of GDPR
Relevant Recitals: 50
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Cited Legislation in Article 10 or relevant recitals
GDPR Text: Article 10 of GDPR and Relevant Recitals
GDPR Text Source: EUR-Lex
Official GDPR Text: General Data Protection Regulation
Official GDPR Title: REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), corrected by Corrigendum, OJ L 127, 23.5.2018, p. 2 ((EU) 2016/679)