About the CCF

Find out more about the structure, composition and legal basis of the CCF.

The Commission has three functions, as defined by INTERPOL’s Constitution: a supervisory role, an advisory role, and processing individual’s requests for access to, and correction and/or deletion of data in the INTERPOL Information System.

The Commission is structured in two chambers:

The Supervisory and Advisory Chamber
This chamber carries out the necessary checks to ensure that the processing of personal data by the Organization is in compliance with INTERPOL’s rules. In its advisory capacity, it provides the Organization with advice on any of its projects, operations or sets of rules.

The Requests Chamber
This Chamber examines and decides on requests for access to, and correction and/or deletion of data processed in the INTERPOL Information System.

The powers of each Chamber are defined by the CCF Statute (Article 3).

Current composition of the Commission

The Commission members are elected by the General Assembly.  The current composition of the Commission is:

Supervisory and Advisory Chamber

  • Vitalie Pirlog (Moldova) – Chairperson, lawyer with data protection expertise
  • Jean Frayssinet (France) - member with expertise in data protection
  • Rabah Mira (Algeria) - member with expertise in electronic data processing.

Requests Chamber

  • Vitalie Pirlog (Moldova) – Chairperson, lawyer with data protection expertise
  • Sanna Palo (Finland) – Vice Chairperson, lawyer who holds or has held a senior judicial or prosecutorial position
  • Leandro Despouy (Argentina) – lawyer with human rights expertise
  • Petr Gorodov (Russia) – lawyer with international criminal law expertise
  • Isaias Trindade (Angola) – lawyer with recognized international experience in police matters, in particular international police cooperation.

Legal basis

The Commission for the Control of INTERPOL's Files operates within a legal structure defined by its Statute, applicable international legal standards and INTERPOL’s rules.