Article 33 of the Directive requires the Commission to make regular reports on the transposition of the Directive. This first report has been postponed until now as a result of the delays in the transposition in Member States. UNSPECIFIED (2003) First report on the implementation of the Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC). Report from the Commission. COM (2003) 265 final, EU Commission - COM Document Social Networking: Share. Item Type: EU Commission - COM Document Additional Information: This is the first and only report on Directive 95/46/EEC. The follow up document is COM (2007) 87 final. Subjects for non-EU documents: UNSPECIFIED Subjects for EU documents: Data Protection/Privacy. EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED EU Document Number: COM (2003) 265 final Depositing User: Barbara Sloan.
It is based on a broad consultation exercise during 2002. The report comes to the conclusion that the Directive has broadly achieved its aim of ensuring strong protection for privacy while making it easier for personal data to be moved around the EU.