Article 29 Working Party has elected new chairwoman

Posted on March 5, 2018 · Posted in News

On the 7th of February 2018 the Article 29 Working Party has elected Andrea Jelinek, head of Austria’s data protection authority, as its new chairwoman. Jelinek has replaced the CNIL’s (French Data Protection Authority) Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin as head of Europe’s collective group of data protection authorities, following her four years as chairwoman.

Personal data and General Data Protection Regulation

Posted on February 8, 2018 · Posted in News

Source: “Latvijas Vēstneša” portāls “Par likumu un valsti” Jekaterina Macuka, adviser on data protection matters for Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia in the Republic of Moldova on 22 January, 2018 explained to the official publisher of the Republic of Latvia “Latvijas Vēstnesis” in official electronic publication portal..
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12 Steps to Prepare for Implementation of the Requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation

Posted on November 3, 2017 · Posted in News

Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals 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 apply starting from..
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Performing Video Surveillance in a Multi-Apartment Building, without Informing Other Apartment Owners about it

Posted on October 31, 2017 · Posted in News

A neighbour in a multi-apartment building has installed a video surveillance camera in the staircase without requiring and without the consent of other apartment owners. What to do in this situation? Is the neighbour’s behaviour lawful? In accordance with Article 2, Paragraph 3 of the Personal Data Protection Law (hereinafter..
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Submit your Suggestions on Draft Guidelines Developed by the Article 29 Working Party

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The Article 29 Working Party [1] draws up guidelines for certain provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and..
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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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The Statistics of the Data State Inspectorate Obligations in the Areas of Personal Data Processing for 2017

Posted on October 13, 2017 · Posted in News

The Data State Inspectorate informs that from 2 January until 29 September, 2017,  19 responsibilities in the area of processing personal data were imposed, in total.   Month Topic January Inserting an invoice in a mailbox without sticking it out or without inserting it in an envelope February Two decisions..
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The New Law on Personal Data Processing will Clarify the Application of the General Data Protection Regulation in Latvia

Posted on October 12, 2017 · Posted in News

On Thursday, October 12, at the meeting of the State Secretaries, a draft law “Personal Data Processing Law” developed by the Ministry of Justice was adopted, which stipulates the application of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter – the Regulation) in Latvia. The application of the Regulation will start on..
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Statistics of the Data State Inspectorate in the Process of Pre-registration Checking and Decisions on Registration Personal Data Processing in 2017 (January-September)

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The Data State Inspectorate informs that in 2017 there were registered 484 personal data processing and 173 changes in the registration of processing of personal data, 62 decisions were taken on the registration of personal data protection specialist, 39 decisions on the non- registration of  personal data processing and 79..
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On the Data State Inspectorate Activities in 2017, in the Run-Up for the Application of the General Data Protection Regulation

Posted on October 6, 2017 · Posted in News

The Data State Inspectorate informs that Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data will apply from 25 May 2018 and repealing..
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