Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber), 11 December 2014

František Ryneš v Úřad pro ochranu osobních údajů

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Nejvyšší správní soud

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 95/46/EC — Protection of individuals — Processing of personal data — Concept of ‘in the course of a purely personal or household activity’

Case C‑212/13


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
23/01/2015 Ryneš
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2014:2428
11/12/2014 Ryneš
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2014:2428
11/12/2014 Ryneš
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2014:2072
10/07/2014 Ryneš
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
05/07/2013 Ryneš
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Request for a preliminary ruling – Nejvyšší správní soud – Interpretation of Article 3(2) of 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) – Processing of personal data ‘by a natural person in the course of a purely personal or household activity’ – Scope – Camera system installed on a family home for the protection of the property, health and life of the owners – Use of such a CCTV system  

Systematic classification scheme

1.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.01 Protection of personal data
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.01 Protection of personal data
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.07 Respect for private and family life
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.01 Protection of personal data


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 19/04/2013

Date of the Opinion

  • 10/07/2014

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

11/12/2014


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 46 from 09.02.2015, p.6

Application: OJ C 207 from 20.07.2013, p.11

Name of the parties

Ryneš

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Costes, Lionel: Caméras filmant la voie publique : précisions de la CJUE sur le champ d'application de la directive « données personnelles », Droit de l'immatériel : informatique, médias, communication 2014 nº 111 p.30-31 (FR)
  2. Skubic, Zoran: Videonadzor javne poti v zasebne namene po pravu EU načeloma dopusten, Pravna praksa 2014 nº 49-50 p.29-30 (SL)
  3. Bretthauer, Sebastian: EuGH: Videoaufzeichnung öffentlichen Straßenraums mit privater Überwachungskamera, Computer und Recht 2015 p.101-103 (DE)
  4. Klar, Manuel: Private Videoüberwachung unter Miterfassung des öffentlichen Raums, Neue juristische Wochenschrift 2015 p.464-465 (DE)
  5. Reich, Norbert: Das Datenschutz-Orakel aus Luxemburg hat gesprochen … aber nur teilweise, Verbraucher und Recht 2015 p.41-42 (DE)
  6. Rescigno, Pietro: Corte di giustizia e videosorveglianza multilivello, Giurisprudenza italiana 2015 p.29-38 (IT)
  7. Hijmans , Hielke: On Private Persons Monitoring the Public Space, European Data Protection Law Review 2015 Vol. 1 p.149-152 (EN)
  8. Maidowski, Ludwig: Datenerhebung Privater im öffentlichen Raum, Informationfreiheit und Informationsrecht - Jahrbuch 2015 (Ed. Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH - Berlin) 2015 p.289-302 (DE)
  9. Perray, Romain ; Uzan-Naulin, Julie: L'arrêt Ryneš : le printemps de Prague de la vidéoprotection à la française, Droit de l'immatériel : informatique, médias, communication 2015 Décembre nº 121 p.21-23 (FR)
  10. Gazin, Fabienne: Protection des données à caractère personnel, Europe 2015 Février Comm. nº 2 p.12 (FR)
  11. Soós, Andrea Klára: A magánszemélyek által végzett, élet- és vagyonvédelmi célú kamerás megfigyelés adatvédelmi kérdései: a jogszerű adatkezelés feltételei, Infokommunikáció és jog 2015 nº 62-63 p.107-111 (HU)
  12. Klann, Thomas: Art. 3 Abs. 2 Richtl. 95/46/EG (Europäische Datenschutzvorgaben bei Aufzeichnung und Speicherung personenbezogener Daten), Deutsches Autorecht 2015 nº 2 p.78 (DE)
  13. Kühn, Zdeněk: The Ryneš case and liability for invasion of privacy in the 21st century, CROATIAN YEARBOOK OF EUROPEAN LAW & POLICY 2018 Vol. 14 p.241-253 (EN)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Nejvyšší správní soud (Cour administrative suprême) - Czech Republic

Subject-matter

  • Approximation of laws
  • Fundamental rights
  • Data protection

Provisions of national law referred to

Zákon č. 101/2000 Sb., o ochraně osobních údajů a o změně některých zákonů, o ochraně osobních údajů a o změně některých zákonů, § 3 odst. 3

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

quatrième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Safjan

Advocate General

Jääskinen

Language(s) of the Case

  • Czech

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French