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Data protection notice

The protection of your privacy is of great importance to the European Union Intellectual Property Office (the ‘Office’). We feel responsible for the personal data that we collect and process. Therefore, we are committed to respecting and protecting your personal data and ensuring the efficient exercise of your data subject rights.

This section describes how the Office handles your personal data to perform its tasks (as laid down in EU law) while providing you with its products and services.



Central Register: EUIPO has the legal obligation to keep a central register of records of activities processing personal data (Article 31 of Regulation 2018/1725).  You can know more about EUIPO records of activities processing your personal data at the EUIPO Central Register. For more information about EUIPO Central Register please see question 11 below.



1. What is the legal framework for data protection applicable to the EUIPO?


2. What types of personal data do we collect?


3. What do we use your personal data for?


4. What are the legal bases for which we process your personal data?


5. Who has access to your personal data?


6. For how long is your personal data stored?


7. How do we protect and safeguard your information?


8. What are your rights related to the processing of personal data? How to exercise your rights? Can your rights be restricted?


9. Which cookies are used on our website?


10. How to contact us should you have any questions?


11. Need any additional information?



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