Basic information about the regulation

Name of regulation
Exemptions from application the obligation of the controller to provide information in terms of the Article 14, paragraphs 1 – 4
Paragraphs 1 to 4 shall not apply where and insofar as:
(a) the data subject already has the information;
(b) the provision of such information proves impossible or would involve a disproportionate effort, in particular for processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes, subject to the conditions and safeguards referred to in Article 89(1) or in so far as the obligation referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing. In such cases the controller shall take appropriate measures to protect the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, including making the information publicly available;
(c) obtaining or disclosure is expressly laid down by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and which provides appropriate measures to protect the data subject's legitimate interests; or
(d) where the personal data must remain confidential subject to an obligation of professional secrecy regulated by Union or Member State law, including a statutory obligation of secrecy.
Legislative localisation Chapter III, Article 14, Section 2, Paragraph 5
Regulation's subject matter Information to be provided where personal data have not been obtained from the data subject (Article 14, Section 2, Chapter III)
Regulation category Definition
Regulation subcategory Provision
Actors concerned
Definition Controller
Data subject
European Union
Member state
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