About the CCF

Find out more about the structure and composition of the CCF.

Legal basis

The CCF operates within a legal structure defined by its Statute, its Operating Rules, INTERPOL’s rules and applicable international legal standards.

Structure

The Commission is structured in two chambers, and is supported by the Secretariat for the Commission for the Control of INTERPOL’s files. Its powers are defined by the Statute of the Commission (Article 3).

The Supervisory and Advisory Chamber

In its supervisory capacity, this Chamber carries out the necessary checks to ensure that the processing of personal data by the Organization complies with INTERPOL’s rules. In its advisory capacity, this Chamber provides the Organization with advice on any of its projects, operations or sets of rules, either on its own initiative or at the request of the General Secretariat.

The Requests Chamber

This Chamber examines and decides on requests for access to data as well as requests for correction and/or deletion of data processed in the INTERPOL Information System. It also examines applications for revision.

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 Pîrlog (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 Pîrlog (Moldova) – Chairperson, lawyer with data protection expertise
  • Sanna Palo (Finland) – Vice Chairperson, lawyer who holds or has held a senior judicial or prosecutorial position
  • Teresa McHenry (United States) – 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.

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