All personal data collected by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), acting through the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights, are processed in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EC) N° 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data.
As a general principle, EUIPO only processes personal data for the performance of tasks carried out in the public interest on the basis of the Treaties establishing the European Communities, on the basis of the CTMR1 and CDR2 or in the legitimate exercise of official authority vested in EUIPO or in a third party to whom the data are disclosed.
All processing operations of personal data are duly notified to EUIPO's Data Protection Officer and, if the case arises, to the European Data Protection Supervisor.
EUIPO guarantees that the information collected is processed and/or accessed only by the members of its staff responsible of the corresponding processing operations.
Unless specified differently in the Data Protection Register, all natural persons providing personal information to EUIPO by means of paper or electronic form are deemed to have unambiguously given their consent for the subsequent processing operations in application of article 5(d) of Regulation 45/2001.
Data subjects have the right to access and rectify their data on written request to be addressed to EUIPO.
- Council Regulation (EC) No 40/94 of 20 December 1993 on the Community trade mark
- Council Regulation (EC) No 6/2002 of 12 December 2001 on Community designs
*In accordance with article 10§3 of Regulation 1049/2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, EUIPO's Data Protection Register is published in its current version, including its linguistic version, and format.
REGULATION (EC) No 45/2001 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data.