The principle of
transparency and the rights of individuals to access documents of EU bodies are
laid down in both Article 15 of the TFEU and Article 42 of the Charter of
Fundamental Rights of the EU and implemented through Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 of the European
Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents (Regulation (EC) No
link of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 with the Frontex framework is
reemphasized in Article 74 of the European Border and Coast Guard Regulation.
internal framework for Public Access to Documents held by Frontex is set by Frontex
Management Board Decision No 25/2016 of 21 September 2016.
EU citizen, as well as any natural or legal person residing or having a
registered office in the EU has the right to access documents held by Frontex,
subject to the conditions laid down in Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001.
To confirm that you have the right to apply for access to the documents, you
need to provide a form of identification/proof of your proxy for a legal person
residing or having a registered office in the EU.
submit your request as an email attachment in PDF, ASICE, ADOC, BDOC or EDOC
format, signed electronically through a qualified esignature in line with the
eDIAS Regulation (Regulation (EU) No 910/2014). If this means of identification
is unavailable to you, please provide an ID card/passport/residence permit for
the EU (natural persons) or submit the registration of your entity in an EU
Member State and a proxy authorizing you to act on behalf of this entity (legal
order to enable Frontex to identify the document(s) for which you have applied,
please ensure that your application is as precise as possible.
can be submitted by post or email to:
Pl. Europejski 6
Controller is the Transparency Office established by Management Board Decision
No 25/2016 of 21 September 2016. Physical and mail address: Pl. Europejski 6 (00-844
Warsaw- PL); email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Data Protection Officer can
be contacted at email@example.com.
with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 necessites the processing of personal data by the controller.
of the data are dedicated Frontex staff members processing an application for
public access to documents. There will be no international data transfer. The
data will be stored for a period of five years, from the moment of the
closure of the file.
Applicants have the right to
access, rectify, restrict, object and erase their data, as well as to claim
data portability. Applicants are able to exercise their rights through the
Transparency Office and can lodge a complaint with the European Data Protection
The provision of the data is a
statutory requirement of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001.
Failure to provide data will render an application inadmissible.
An automated decision-making
process or profiling are not undertaken.