Article 91 of GDPR: Existing Data Protection Rules of Churches And Religious Associations
Article 91 of GDPR provides with the rules applicable to the processing of personal data by churches and religious associations.
Alignment of data processing rules (Article 91(1) GDPR)
If churches, religious associations and communities apply specific rules for the protection of people when GDPR is adopted, those rules can continue to be applied provided they are aligned with GDPR.
Specific supervisory authority (Article 91(2) GDPR)
The churches, religious associations and communities applying specific rules to protect individuals can be subject to a specific and independent supervisory authority.
Recitals applicable to Article 91 of GDPR
Relevant Recitals: 165
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Cited Legislation in Article 91 or relevant recitals
Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union
GDPR Text: Article 91 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)