This chart is part of a series providing an overview of new EU legislation adopted under the European Union's Strategy for Data. The full series can be accessed here.

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This chart provides an overview of the EU Data Act. The Data Act creates new rules on who can access and use data generated in the EU across all economic sectors. It aims to ensure fairness in the allocation of value from data, stimulate a competitive data market, open opportunities for data-driven innovation and make data more accessible to all users. It focuses primarily on industrial, nonpersonal data but is relevant to data protection.

European Strategy for Data – Overview of New Regulations
This is a multipart series intended to provide privacy professionals with an overview of new EU legislation adopted since May 2022 under the European Union’s Strategy for Data. Each brief will depict a legislation’s objective, material and territorial scope, main requirements, enforcement, and oversight structure.
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