Seventeenth EDPB Plenary Session

Posted on February 11, 2020 · Posted in News

  European Data Protection Board – Seventeenth Plenary session: Art. 64 Opinions on Accreditation Requirements for Codes of Conduct Monitoring Bodies (BE, ES, FR SA), Guidelines on Connected Vehicles, Guidelines on Processing of Personal Data through Video Devices, Art. 64 Opinions on Accreditation Requirements for Certification Bodies (LU, UK), Art...
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Data State Inspectorate of Latvia strengthens cooperation with the Rhineland-Palatinate data protection authority of Germany

Posted on December 5, 2019 · Posted in News

In view of the enlargement of the European Union’s legal area in the context of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter – the Regulation) and on cooperation and exchange of information between supervisory authorities, from 25-29 November a representative from the Rhineland-Palatinate Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information..
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EDPB 15th plenary session

Posted on November 20, 2019 · Posted in News

European Data Protection Board – Fifteenth Plenary session: Privacy Shield Review, Guidelines on Territorial Scope, Guidelines on Data Protection by Design & Default, Art. 64 Opinion on Exxon Mobil BCRs, Response letter to LIBE, Additional Protocol Budapest Convention Brussels, 14 November – On November 12th and 13th, the EEA Data Protection Authorities and..
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Data State Inspectorate of Latvia imposes a financial penalty of 7000 euros against online retailer

Posted on September 3, 2019 · Posted in News

On 26 August 2019, the Director of the Data State Inspectorate of Latvia (DSI) imposed a financial penalty of 7000 euros against the online retailer, for non-compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), nonconformity with data subjects rights to erasure and non-cooperation with the supervisory authority. The sanctions were..
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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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