This report addresses matters related to the respect for private and family life (Article 7), the protection of personal
data (Article 8) and the right to an effective remedy and a fair trial (Article 47) falling under Titles II ‘Freedoms’
and VI ‘Justice’ of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.

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