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Personal Data Protection Notice

All personal data collected by Frontex are processed in accordance with the provisions of the Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC.

As a general principle, Frontex only processes personal data for the performance of tasks carried out in the public interest on the basis of the Frontex Regulation. 

All processing operations of personal data are duly notified to Frontex Data Protection Officer and, as the case may be, to the European Data Protection Supervisor. 

Frontex guarantees that the information collected is processed and/or accessed:
- only by the members of its staff who are responsible of the corresponding operations,
- only for the purpose for which the data were collected, and
- only during the time needed to complete the processing operations.

Unless otherwise specified in the Register of processing operations, all natural persons providing personal information to Frontex in paper or electronic form are deemed to have unambiguously given their consent for the subsequent operations in application of article 5(d) of Regulation 45/2001. 

Data subjects have the right to access and correct their data, provided they submit a written request addressed to Frontex. 

Data subjects may at any time consult Frontex Data Protection Officer ( or have recourse to the European Data Protection Supervisor (

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