Data controller or data processor

Here you can get an overview of what a data controller, joint controller and data processor is.


 

What is a data controller?

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which alone or jointly with other parties determines for which purpose and by which means data may be processed.    


What is a joint controller?

If two or more data controllers jointly determine the means and purposes of personal data processing, they are defined as joint controllers.   


What is a data processor?

A natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the data controller (i.e. as instructed by the data controller and without an independent research purpose).


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