European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
Privacy Policy
Personal data protection

The European Union is committed to user privacy.The policy on "protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions" is based on Regulation (EC) N° 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 .

 Note on the protection of confidential data

In the area of EFSA’s mission several specific legal acts provide confidentiality clauses setting out the conditions in which certain documents or information may be disclosed. In certain of these vertical legal acts the legislator has given other EU bodies than EFSA (e.g. the Commission or the Member States) the competence to accept/reject confidentiality claims of third parties with regard to the data processed under the specific legal act.