1. The Commission shall, in collaboration with the Member States, set up and maintain a EU database containing information referred to in paragraphs 2 and 2a concerning high-risk AI systems referred to in Article 6(2) which are registered in accordance with Articles 51 and 54a. When setting the functional specifications of such database, the Commission shall consult the relevant experts, and when updating the functional specifications of such database, the Commission shall consult the AI Board.
2. The data listed in Annex VIII, Section A, shall be entered into the EU database by the provider or where applicable the authorised representative.
2a. The data listed in Annex VIII, Section B, shall be entered into the EU database by the deployer who is or who acts on behalf of public authorities, agencies or bodies, according to Article 51 (1a) and (1b).
3. With the exception of the section referred to in Article 51(1c) and Article 54a(5), the information contained in the EU database registered in accordance with Article 51 shall be accessible and publicly available in a user friendly manner. The information should be easily navigable and machine-readable. The information registered in accordance with Article 54a shall be accessible only to market surveillance authorities and the Commission, unless the prospective provider or provider has given consent for making this information also accessible the public.
4. The EU database shall contain personal data only insofar as necessary for collecting and processing information in accordance with this Regulation. That information shall include the names and contact details of natural persons who are responsible for registering the system and have the legal authority to represent the provider or the deployer, as applicable.
5. The Commission shall be the controller of the EU database. It shall make available to providers, prospective providers and deployers adequate technical and administrative support. The database shall comply with the applicable accessibility requirements.