Dear European Data Protection Supervisor,
Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
The amount spent by the European Union in relation to data
protection across the Union, including on officers, staff, physical and soft copy storage of information.
Please note that this request was previously made to the European Data Protection Officer, who suggested contacting you.
Dear Mr Defoe,
We acknowledge receipt of your request which was registered on 14 March
with case number 2014-0325.
Our understanding is that you are requesting for "information about the
amount spent by the EU in relation to data protection across the Union,
including on officers, staff, physical and soft copy storage of
information". We consider your request as a request for information.
We invite you to check Section IX of the following link, where you can
find the budget of the European Union
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/budget/data/LBL... . Please
notice that this section refers to the EDPS budget.
For more information on the EU budget spending please check
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/budget/www/inde... . You can find contact
details of the Directorate General for Financial Programming and Budget
from the European Commission at
Regulation (EC) 45/2001 provides that every Community institution and body
must appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO). For information on EU
institutions Data Protection Officers (DPOs) please see the list in our
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