ECtHR Jurisprudence

Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights having seat in Strasbourg.

ECtHR Factsheet

 

European Court of Human Rights, Factsheet on Personal Data Protection, April 2017

http://www.echr.coe.int/Documents/FS_Data_ENG.pdf

 

Judgements of the European Court of Human Rights

 

Collection of personal data

 

General data

 

Cacuci and S.C. Virra & Cont Pad S.R.L. v. Romania, Application no. 27153/07, Judgment of the Court (Fourth Section) of 17 January 2017, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-170351

 

M.N. v. San Marino, Application no. 28005/12, Judgment of the Court (Third Section) of 7 July  2015, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng-press?i=003-5127469-6327387

 

Zaichenko v.  Ukraine (No 2), Application no. 45797/009, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of 26 February 2015 , http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-152598

 

Copland v The United Kingdom, Application no. 62617/00, Judgment of the Court (Fourth Section) of 3 April 2007, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-73049

 

Specific types of data

 

-GPS data

 

Ben Faiza v. France, Application 31446/12, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of 08 February 2018 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-180657

 

Uzun v Germany, Application no. 35623/05 Judgement of the Court (Fifth Section) of September 2010, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-100293

 

-Health data collection

 

Surikov v. Ukraine, Application no. 42788/06, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of 26 January 2017 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-170462

 

A.N. v. Lithuania, Application no. 17280/08, Judgment of the Court (Fourth Section) of 31 May 2016, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-163344

 

Radu v. Republic of Moldova, Apllication no. 50073/07, Judgement of the Court (Third Section) of 15 April 2014, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-142398

 

Zaichenko v.  Ukraine (No 2), Application no. 45797/009, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of 26 February 2015,http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-152598

L.H. v. Latvia, Application no. 52019/07, Judgement of the Court (Fourth Section) of 29 April 2014

http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-142673

 

-Interception of communications and secret surveillance

 

Mustafa Sezgin Tanrıkulu v. Turkey, Application no. 27473/06,  Judgment of the Court (Second Section) of 18 July 2017, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-175464

 

Bašić v. Croatia, Application no. 22251/13, Judgement of the Court (Second Section) of 25 October 2016 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-167801

 

D.L. v. Bulgarie, Application no. 7472/14, Judgement of the Court (Fifth Section) of 19 May 2016 (French) http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-162858

 

Šantare and Labazņikovs v. Latvia, Application no. 34148/07, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of 31 March 2016  http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-161733

 

Szabó and Vissy v. Hungary, Application no. 37138/14, Judgement of the Court (Fourth Section) of 12 January 2016  http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-160020

 

Roman Zakharov v. Russia, Application no. 47143/06, Judgement of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 04 December 2015 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-159324

 

R.E. v. The United Kingdom, Application no. 62498/11,  Judgment of the Court (Fourth Section) of 27 October 2015 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-158159

 

Pruteanu v. Romania, Application no. 30181/05, Judgment of the Court (Third Section) of 3 February 2015 (available only in French)  http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-150776

 

Dragojević v. Croatia, Application no. 68955/11, Judgment of the Court ( First Section) of 15 January 2015  http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-150298

 

Söderman v. Sweden, Application no. 5786/08, Judgement of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 12 November 2013 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-128043

 

Youth Initiative for Human Rights v Serbia, Application no. 48135/06, Judgment of the Court (Second Section) of 25 June 2013, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-120955

 

Jarnea c. Roumanie, Application no. 41838/05, Judgement of the Court (Third Section) of 19 July 2011 (available in French) http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-105705

 

Kennedy v. The United Kingdom, Application no. 26839/05, Judgment of the Court (Fourth Section) of 18 May 2010 http://echr.ketse.com/doc/26839.05-en-20100518/view/

 

Shimovolos v. Russia, Application no. 30194/09,Judgment of the Court ( First Section) of 21 June  2011 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-105217

Copland v The United Kingdom, Application no. 62617/00, Judgment of the Court (Fourth Section) of 3 April 2007  http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-73049

 

Wisse v. France, Application no. 71611/01, Judgement of the Court (Second Section) of 20 december 2005,  http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-71735

 

Taylor-Sabori v The United Kingdom, Application no. 47114/99, Judgment of the Court (Second Section) of 22 October 2002, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-60696

 

Amann v Switzerland, Application no. 27798/95, Judgment of the Court of 16 February 2000, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-58497

 

Kopp v. Switzerland, Application no. 13/1997/797/1000, Judgment of the Court of 25 March 1998,http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-58144

 

Kruslin v France, Application no. 11801/85, Judgment of the Court (Court Chamber) of 24 April 1990, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-57626

 

Malone v The United Kingdom, Application no. 8691/79, Judgment of the Court (Court Plenary) of 2 August 1984, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-74021

 

Klass and others v Germany, Application no. 5029/71, Judgment of the Court (Court Plenary) of 6 September 1978, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-74993

 

- Voice samples

 

Vetter v. France, Application no. 59842/00, Judgement of the Court (Second Section) of 31 May 2005, (available in French only), http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-69188

 

P.G. and J.H. v. The United Kingdom, Application no. 44787/98,   Judgment of the Court (Third Section) of 25 September 2001, http://echr.ketse.com/doc/44787.98-en-20010925/

 

- Video surveillance

 

Antovic and Mirkovic v. Montenegro, Application no. 70838/13, Judgment of the Court (Second Section) of 28 November 2017 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-178904

 

López Ribalda and Others v. Spain, Application no. 1874/13 8567/13, Judgment of the Court (Third Section) of 09 January 2018 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-179881

 

Köpke v. Germany, Application no. 420/07, Judgement of the Court (Fifth Chamber) of 5 October 2010, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-101536

 

Peck v. The United Kingdom, Application no. 44647/98, Judgment of the Court (Fourth Section) of 28 January 2003, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-60898

 

Niemietz v Germany, Application no. 13710/88, Judgment of the Court (Court Chamber) of 16 December 1992, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-661

 

- Employee's computer data

 

Barbulescu v. Romania, Application 61496/08,  Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of   05 September 2017 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-177082

 

Libert v. France, Application no. 588/13, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of 22 February 2018 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-181074

 

Storage and use of personal data

 

- In the context of attorney-client privilege.

 

Yuditskaya and Others v.  Russia, Application n°5678/06, Judgment of the Court (First Section) of 12 February 2015, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-151037

 

- In the context of criminal justice

 

Dagregorio and Mosconi v. France, Application no. 65714/11, Decision of the Court (Fifth Section) of 30 May 2017 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-175036

 

Aycaguer v. France, Application no. 8806/12, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of 22 January 2017 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-174441

 

Figueiredo Teixeira v. Andorra, Application no. 72384/14, Judgment of the Court (Third Section) of 8 November 2016 (French), http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-168366

 

Bašić v. Croatia, Application no. 22251/13, Judgement of the Court (Second Section) of 25 October 2016 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-167801

 

Šantare and Labazņikovs v. Latvia, Application no. 34148/07, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of 31 March 2016, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-161733

 

Yuditskaya and Others v.  Russia, Application n° 5678/06, Judgment of the Court (First Section) of 12 February 2015, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-151037

 

Brunet v France, Application no. 21010/10, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of 18 September 2014, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-146519

 

M.K. v France, Application no. 19522/09, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of 18 April 2013, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-119075

 

Peruzzo and Martens v. Germany, Applications nos. 7841/08 and 57900/12 decision on the admissibility of the Courth (Fifth Section) of 4 June 2013, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-121998

 

Dimitrov-Kazakov c. Bulgarie, Application no. 11379/03, Judgement of the Court (Fifth Section) of 10 February 2011, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-103258

 

Uzun v Germany, Application no. 35623/05 Judgement of the Court (Fifth Section) of September 2010, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-100293

 

B.B. c. France, Application no. 5335/06, Judgement of the Court (Fifth Section) of 17 December 2009, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-96361

 

S. and Marper v The United Kingdom, Applications nos. 30562/04 and 30566/04, Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 4 December 2008, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-90051

 

Perry v. The United Kingdom, Application no. 63737/00, Judgment of the Court (Third Section) of 17 July 2003, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-61228

- Health data use and storage

 

Surikov v. Ukraine, Application no. 42788/06, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of 26 January 2017, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-170462

 

Fürst-Pfeifer v. Austria, Applications nos. 33677/10 and 52340/10, Judgment of the Court (Fourth Section) of 17 May 2016, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-162864

 

Y.Y. v. Russia, Application no. 40378/06, Judgement of the Court (Third Section) of 23 February 2016, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-161048

 

L.L. v. France, Application no. 7508/02, Judgment of the Court (Second Section) of 10 October 2006, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-77356

 

- Data for Social Insurance

 

Vukota-Bojić v. Switzerland, Application no. 61838/10, Judgment of the Court (Third Section) of 18 October 2016, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-167490

 

- Storage in specific registers

 

Gardel v. France, Application no. 16428/05, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of 17 December 2009 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-96369

 

M.B. c. France, Application no. 22115/06, Judgement of the Court (Fifth Section) of 17 December 2009 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-96363

 

Rotaru v. Romania, Application no. 28341/95, Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 4 May 2000, http://www.hraction.org/wp-content/uploads/Rotaru_protiv_Rumunije.pdf

 

Leander v Sweden, Application no. 9248/81, Judgment of the Court (Court Chamber) of 26 March 1987, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-57519

 

Disclosure of personal data

 

Grand Chamber judgment Satakunnan Markkinaporssi Oy and Satamedia Oy v. Finland, Application no. 931/13, Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 27 June 2017  http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng-press?i=003-5767838-7331982

 

Matanovic v. Croatia, Application no. 2742/12, Judgment of the Court (Second Section) of 4 April 2017, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-172466

 

Fürst-Pfeifer v. Austria, Applications nos. 33677/10 and 52340/10, Judgment of the Court (Fourth Section) of 17 May 2016, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-162864

 

Y.Y. v. Russia, Application no. 40378/06, Judgement of the Court (Third Section) of 23 February 2016, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-161048

Sõro v. Estonia, Application no. 22588/08, Judgment of the Court (First Section) of 3 September 2015, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-156518

 

Delfi AS v. Estonia, Application no. 64569/09, Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 16 June 2015, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-155105

 

Radu v. Republic of Moldova, Application n° 50073/07, Judgement of the Court (Third Section) of 15 April 2014, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-142398

 

Avilkina and Others v. Russia, Application no. 1585/09, Judgment of the Court (First Section) of 6 June 2013, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-120071

 

M.M. v. the United Kingdom, Application n°. 24029/07, Judgement of the Court (Fourth Section) 13 November 2012, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-114517

 

Mosley v. The United Kingdom, Application no. 48009/08, Judgement of the Court (Fourth Section) of 10 May 2011, http://echr.ketse.com/doc/48009.08-en-20110510/view/

 

Armonienė v. Lithuania, Application no. 36919/02, Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 25 November 2008, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-89823

 

Biriuk v. Lithuania, Application no. 23373/03, Judgment of the Court (Second Section) of 25 November 2008, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-89827

 

Zakharov v Russia, Application no. 14881/03, Judgment of the Court (First Section) of 5 October 2006, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-159324

 

Panteleyenko v. Ukraine, Application no. 11901/02, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of 29 June 2006, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-76114

 

Turek v. Slovakia, Application n°57986/00 , decision of admissibility of the Courth (Fourth Section), of 14.12.2004 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-67953

 

Von Hannover v. Germany, Application no. 59320/00, Judgement of the Court (Third Section) of 24 June 2004, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-61853

 

Peck v. The United Kingdom, Application no. 44647/98, Judgment of the Court (Fourth Section) of 28 January 2003, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-60898

 

M.S. v. Sweden,  Application no. 74/1996/693/885 Judgment of the Court (Court Chamber) of 27 August 1997 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng

Z. v Finland, Application no. 22009/93, Judgment of the Court (Court Chamber) of 25 February 1997, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-58033

 

Access to personal data

 

Lindstrand Partners Advokatbyrå AB v. Sweden, Application no. 18700/09, Judgment of the Court (Third Section) of 20 December 2016, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-169654

 

Magyar Helsinki Bizottság v. Hungary, Application no. 18030/11, Judgment of the Court(Grand Chamber) of 8 November 2016, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-167828

 

Roman Zakharov v. Russia, Application no. 47143/06), Judgement of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 04 December 2015 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-159324

 

Youth Initiative for Human Rights v Serbia, Application no. 48135/06, Judgment of the Court (Second Section) of 25 June 2013, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-120955

 

Case of Ahmet Yildrim v. Turkey, Application no. 3111/10, Judgment of the Court (Second Section) of 19 December 2012 (available in French only)

http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-115401

 

Godelli v. Italy, Application no. 33783/09, Judgment of the Court (Second Section) of 25 September 2012, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-113460

 

Jarnea c. Roumanie, Application no. 41838/05, Judgement of the Court (Third Section) of 19 July 2011 (available in French only)

http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-105705

 

Gardel v. France, Application no. 16428/05, Judgment of the Court (Fifth Section) of  17 December 2009 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-96369

 

M.B. c. France, Application no. 22115/06, Judgement of the Court (Fifth Section) of 17 December 2009 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-96363

 

Haralambie c. Roumanie, Application no. 21737/03, Judgement of the Court (Third Section) of 27 October 2009 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-95302

 

K.H. and Others v. Slovakia, Application no. 32881/04, Judgment of the Court (Fourth Section) of 28 April 2009, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-83097

 

Segerstedt-Wiberg and Others v. Sweden, Application no. 62332/00, Judgment of the Court (Second Section) of 6 June 2006, (available in French only) http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-70493

Roche v. The United Kingdom, Application no. 32555/96, Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 19 October 2005

http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-22469

 

Turek v. Slovakia, Application n°57986/00, decision of admissibility of the Courth (Fourth Section), of 14 December 2004

http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-67953

 

Odièvre v. France, Application no. 42326/98, Judgment of the Court of 13 February 2003 (available in French only) http://echr.ketse.com/doc/42326.98-fr-20011016/view/

 

 

Niemietz v Germany, Application no. 13710/88, Judgment of the Court (Court Chamber) of 16 December 1992, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-661

 

Gaskin v The United Kingdom, Application no. 10454/83, Judgment of the Court (Court Plenary) of 7 July 1989, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-72424

 

Erasure or destruction of personal data

 

Pruteanu v. Romania, Application n°30181/05, Judgment of the Court (Third Section) of 3 February 2015 (available only in French)

http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-150776

 

Khelili v. Switzerland, Application n° 16188/07, Judgment (Second Section) of 18.10.2011 (available only in French) http://echr.ketse.com/doc/16188.07-en-20111018/

 

Association 21 December 1989 v. Romania, Application no. 33810/07, Judgement of the Court (Third Section) of 24 May 2011, (available in French),

http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-104865

 

Rotaru v. Romania, Application no. 28341/95, Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 4 May 2000, http://www.hraction.org/wp-content/uploads/Rotaru_protiv_Rumunije.pdf

 

Chave née Jullien v. France, Application n° 14461/88, Decision of the Court (Court Plenary) of 09.07.1991 http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng

Right to defence/ effective remedy

 

Cacuci and S.C. Virra & Cont Pad S.R.L. v. Romania, Application no. 27153/07, Judgment of the Court (Fourth Section) of 17 January 2017

http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-170351

 

 

Niemietz v Germany, Application no. 13710/88, Judgment of the Court (Court Chamber) of 16 December 1992, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-661

 

Airey v. Ireland, Application no. 6289/73, Judgment of the Court (Court Chamber) of 9 October 1979, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-74932