Article 86 of GDPR: Processing And Public Access To Official Documents
Article 86 of GDPR outlines the possibility to reconcile the public access to official documents with GDPR.
In essence, personal data in official documents held by the following can be disclosed based on each EU member’s domestic laws:
- Public authorities
- Public bodies
- Private bodies carrying tasks in the public interest
Recitals applicable to Article 86 of GDPR
Relevant Recitals: 154
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Cited Legislation in Article 86 or relevant recitals
GDPR Text: Article 86 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)