|Who we are|
The Commissioner for personal data protection is an independent public authority responsible for monitoring the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) and other laws aiming at the protection of individuals with regards to the processing of their personal data.
The Commissioner performs the duties and exercises the powers assigned by the GDPR or any other relevant law in complete independence.
The Commissioner represents the Republic of Cyprus in the relevant bodies and committees of the European Union, the Council of Europe, and other International Organisations. Among other things, the Commissioner participates in the European Data Protection Board, which is composed of all Supervisory Authorities of EU Member States and the European Data Protection Supervisor, as well as by the European Commission.