Spanish Data Protection Agency

Transparency, from the medieval Latin “transparentia”, is thought to have emerged in the late 16th century as a general term for a transparent object. In essence, it means the property of allowing light to pass through so that objects behind it can be clearly seen. But in the 21st century, transparency has a different and broader meaning.

The Spanish Data Protection Agency (Agencia Española Protección de Datos, or AEPD) published an article in September 2023 on transparency in the context of the proposed Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), clarifying that different actors, different information and different recipients are involved, depending on the regulation.Continue Reading AEPD’s Position Regarding Transparency (AIA vs. GDPR)