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In accordance with Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC, Member States will enable citizens to have electronic access to those personal data that are held on them when available electronically and will inform them electronically whenever such data are being processed by automatic means, in a simple and unambiguous manner.

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Under the existing Directive (95/46/EC), does your legislation give your citizens right to have electronic access to their personal data that are held by the third parties in the electronic form? No The legal framework does not give a specific right to have "electronic" access. It gives a general right to have access to the personal data but this access has not to be necessarily "electronic". In practice nevertheless the citizens already often have electronic access to their personal data and are enabled to change themselves electronically these data. This can for example be done in the "personal space" of guichet.lu (MyGuichet) or in regard to the personal data stored for the subscribers of the newsletters and alerts of gouvernement.lu.
Under the existing Directive (95/46/EC), does your legislation give your citizens right to be informed electronically whenever their personal data are processed by automatic means? No No specific right exists to be informed "electronically". Nevertheless a general right exists to be informed about who has access to the personal data and how these data are processed. In practice nevertheless citizens often have already the possibility to know via electronic means who processes their data and when these data are processed. This is for example already the case for the "personal space" of guichet.lu.