Data Protection Notice

Registration to email alerts/newsletter on Europol Corporate website

Europol collects subscribers’ emails with the purpose of sending them information about Europol’s activities. We process your personal data based on Regulation (EC) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions and bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC. The following information is provided as established in Articles 15 and 16 of Regulation (EC) 2018/1725.

Who is the controller?

The controller is the Head of Corporate Affairs Bureau at Europol.

What personal data do we process and who can access it?

We collect the email addresses of subscribers to email alerts.

Where did we get your personal data?

Subscribers provide Europol with their email addresses when signing up online to receive email alerts on Europol’s press releases, documents, vacancies or internships thereby giving their consent.

Why do we process your personal data and under what legal basis?

Europol processes subscribers’ data under the following legal basis:  consent

The processing of personal data serves the purpose of establishing a list of email addresses to which we could send email alerts.

How long do we keep your personal data?

Subscribers’ email addresses are stored until the subscriber asks to be removed from the list. Subscribers can ask to be unsubscribed from the email alerts via the online form.

What are your rights regarding your personal data?

You have the right of access to your personal data and to relevant information concerning how we use it. You have the right to rectify your personal data. Under certain conditions, you have the right to ask that we delete your personal data or restrict its use. You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time. We will consider your request, take a decision and communicate it to you. You can send your request to

How to withdraw your consent and the consequences of doing this

Subscribers can send an email to express their withdrawal of consent via the online form.

Technical issues or questions about the newsletter

For any question related to the newsletter or any technical issues please contact us.

You have the right to lodge a complaint

If you have any remarks or complaints regarding the way we process your personal data, we invite you to contact the Europol DPO
You have, in any case, the right to lodge a complaint with the EDPS as a supervisory authority online: or via the EDPS postal address: European Data Protection Supervisor, Rue Wiertz 60, B-1047 Brussels, Belgium.