Article 87 GDPR (Processing of The National Identification Number)

Article 87 of GDPR: Processing of The National Identification Number

Article 87 of GDPR outlines that each EU member country can define the conditions required to process national identification numbers.

National identification numbers or any other individual identifier of a general application used by an EU member country should only be used based on the appropriate safeguards as provided for by GDPR. 

Recitals applicable to Article 87 of GDPR

Relevant Recitals: None

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Cited Legislation in Article 87 or relevant recitals


GDPR Text: Article 87 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)