Article 91 GDPR (Existing Data Protection Rules of Churches And Religious Associations)

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)