Google Spain Sl v Agencia Espanola De Proteccion De Datos (AEPD) Gonzalez: ECJ 25 Jun 2013

Right to be forgotten by Search Engine

ECJ Opinion – World Wide Web – Personal data – Internet search engine – Data Protection Directive 95/46 – Interpretation of Articles 2(b) and 2(d), 4(1)(a) and 4(1)(c), 12(b) and 14(a) – Territorial scope of application – Concept of an establishment on the territory of a Member State – Scope of application ratione materiae – Concept of processing of personal data – Concept of a controller of processing of personal data – Right to erasure and blocking of data – ‘Right to be forgotten’ – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Articles 7, 8, 11 and 16

Jaaskinen AG
C-131/12, [2013] EUECJ C-131/12, [2014] WLR(D) 202
Bailii, WLRD
Data Protection Directive 95/46 2(b) , Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union 7 8 11 16
Cited by:
OpinionGoogle Spain Sl v Agencia Espanola De Proteccion De Datos (AEPD), Gonzalez ECJ 13-May-2014
Internet Search Engine – Name Removal
ECJ Grand Chamber – Personal data – Protection of individuals with regard to the processing of such data – Directive 95/46/EC – Articles 2, 4, 12 and 14 – Material and territorial scope – Internet search engines . .
CitedNT 1 and NT 2 v Google Llc QBD 13-Apr-2018
Right to be Forgotten is not absolute
The two claimants separately had criminal convictions from years before. They objected to the defendant indexing third party web pages which included personal data in the form of information about those convictions, which were now spent. The claims . .
CitedThe Christian Institute and Others v The Lord Advocate SC 28-Jul-2016
(Scotland) By the 2014 Act, the Scottish Parliament had provided that each child should have a named person to monitor that child’s needs, with information about him or her shared as necessary. The Institute objected that the imposed obligation to . .

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