Referral to the CJEU in Tele2 Sverige AB

Tele2 Sverige AB v Post- och telestyrelsen, Case C-203/15 (Reference from the Stockholm Administrative Court of Appeals (Sweden) for a Preliminary Ruling May 2, 2015) 

The Swedish court referred the questions to the CJEU of:

1. whether an obligation to retain all persons’ traffic data of all sorts on all means of electronic communication for the purpose of combating crime is compatible with Article 15(1) of the ePrivacy Directive (2002/58/EC), taking account of the rights to respect for private and family life, to the protection of personal data, and to engage in work and pursue a freely chosen or accepted occupation in Articles 7, 8 and 15(1) of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights?

2. If the answer to question 1 is negative, whether it is permissible for all relevant data to be retained for six months, subject to security requirements and to limitations on access described in the Stockholm Administrative Court of Appeals’ decision in Tele2 Sverige AB v Post- och telestyrelsen?


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