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Key data protection roles

The GDPR addresses key data protection roles, such as data controllers, data processors and data subjects. Watch Evgeni Moyakine explain more.

Getting to know the main actors under the GDPR and their key data protection roles is crucial to understanding this regulation.

You can find the relevant articles of the GDPR concerning each actor by clicking on the links in this table:

Actor Article
Data controller Article 4(7) GDPR
Data processor Article 4(8) GDPR
Data subject Article 4(1) GDPR
Data Protection Officer (DPO) Articles 37-39 GDPR
Supervisory authorities Article 4(21) GDPR and Article 51 GDPR
European Data Protection Board Recital 139 GDPR and Article 68 GDPR
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