Statistics of Qualified Personal Data Protection Specialists in Latvia

Posted on October 17, 2017 · Posted in News

Taking into account the great interest expressed by the society, the Data State Inspectorate collected the number of personal data protection specialists and informs that on October 17, 2017, the Data State Inspectorate granted 174 persons the qualification of a personal data protection specialist and issued a personal data protection..
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On the Open Day Young People Take Part in the Orienteering Game “Themed Race”

Posted on October 2, 2017 · Posted in News

On Friday, September 29, an Open Door event took place at the Ministry of Justice, where young people participated in the Orienteering Game “Themed Race”, visited the Ministry of Justice and its subordinate institutions – the State Language Centre, the State Probation Service, the Register of Enterprises and the State..
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Processing of Personal Data for Journalistic Purposes

Posted on September 29, 2017 · Posted in News

The Data State Inspectorate indicates that in accordance with Article 2, Paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Personal Data Protection Law (hereinafter – PDPL), personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, whereas personal data processing is any operations carried out regarding personal data, including..
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Seminar for Personal Data Protection Specialists on 13 September (Announcement of location)

Posted on September 13, 2017 · Posted in News

The Data State Inspectorate informs that the Seminar for Personal Data Protection Specialists will be held on September 13, 2017 at 12.00, in Riga, on Zigfrids Anna Meierovics boulevard 10, Ltd. “Astor Riga Hotel”. For more information, please, contact the Data State Inspectorate by phone: 67223131 or by e-mail:

12 Steps to a Successful Job

Posted on August 29, 2017 · Posted in News

Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) will be applied from May..
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On the Inspection Carried out within the Framework of Cooperation between the Personal Data Supervisory Authorities of the Baltic States

Posted on August 24, 2017 · Posted in News

At the end of 2016, the Data State Inspectorate commenced an annual inspection, which was implemented in cooperation with Estonian and Lithuanian personal data supervisory authorities for the fifth year. Enhanced cooperation between the personal data supervisory authorities of the Baltic States was discussed in 2012, including the establishment of..
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A Study of the European Citizens’ Initiative

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The European Commission’s Secretariat General conducts a research in the framework of the European Citizens Initiative. In the framework of international cooperation, the Data State Inspectorate has received a question on which types of personal data are considered by the inhabitants of Latvia to be more protected. In the light..
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Take part in Conference “E-Volution of Data Protection” (Tartu) 2017

Posted on August 16, 2017 · Posted in News

The Data State Inspectorate informs that from 6-8 September 2017, the Conference “Data Protection Evolution” will take place in Tartu (Estonia). The conference will be attended by data protection representatives from both the public and private sectors. Noticing the fact that May 25, 2018 is approaching quickly, the main issues..
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Does the house manager, upon request of the apartment owners, have rights to issue information containing personal data of other apartment owners (name, surname, address of the owner of the apartment, declared address / actual place of residence, etc.) necessary for convening a meeting of apartment owners?

Posted on August 14, 2017 · Posted in News

According to Article 2, Paragraph 9, of the Personal Data Protection Law (hereinafter – PDPL), the controller- a natural or legal entity, a state or local government institution, which defines the purposes for processing personal data and the means of processing (in this case the controller is the house manager),..
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On the Code of Conduct

Posted on August 3, 2017 · Posted in News

In view of the interest expressed by market participants in Regulation No. 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing the personal data contained in Directive..
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