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Request for a preliminary ruling from the Augstākā tiesa (Latvia) lodged on 12 June 2017 — Sergejs Buivids

(Case C-345/17)

Language of the case: Latvian

Referring court

Augstākā tiesa

Parties to the main proceedings

Appellant: Sergejs Buivids

Other party to the proceedings: Datu valsts inspekcija

Questions referred

1.    Do activities such as those at issue in the present case, that is to say, the recording, in a police station, of police officers carrying out procedural measures and publication of the video on the Internet site, fall within the scope of Directive 95/46? 1

2.    Must Directive 95/46 be interpreted as meaning that those activities may be regarded as the processing of personal data for journalistic purposes, within the meaning of Article 9 of that directive?


1 Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (OJ 1995 L 281, p. 31).