Article 69 of GDPR: EDPB Independence
Article 69 of GDPR establishes the fact that the EDPB must perform its functions and duties in a completely independent manner.
EDPB to act independently (Article 69(1) GDPR)
The EDPB must exercise its powers under GDPR without the influence of anyone or entity.
EDPB shall not seek instructions from anyone (Article 69(2) GDPR)
To ensure that the EDPB remains fully independent, GDPR makes it clear that in carrying out its duties and functions, the EDPB must not take instructions from anyone.
Recitals applicable to Article 69 of GDPR
Relevant Recitals: 139
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Cited Legislation in Article 69 or relevant recitals
GDPR Text: Article 69 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, OJL 127, 23.5.2018, p. 2 ((EU) 2016/679)