Information privacy

Today is the Data Protection Day

Data Privacy Day is an international event that occurs every year on 28th January. The purpose of Data Privacy Day is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. It is currently observed in the United States, Canada, Israel and 47 European countries.

The NRA Could Have Prevented the Data Leak

The National Revenue Agency did not take enough measures to protect the personal data it held, the Chairman of the Commission for Personal Data Protection Ventsislav Karadjov said in his report to the National Assembly ad-hoc committee which was summoned to conduct an inquiry into all facts and circumstances surrounding the hacker attack against the servers of the revenue agency, BNR reported.

House majority passes EU directive on data protection

Greek Parliament passed a bill on Monday that will incorporate a European Union data protection regulation into Greek law, with an overwhelming majority.
The legislation was approved by New Democracy, main opposition SYRIZA, the center-left Movement for Change and leftist MeRA25. Communist party KKE and nationalist Greek Solution voted against.  

What You Should Do if the Enquiry Shows that your Personal Data Has Been Illegally Disclosed

If you have made an enquiry and it shows that your personal data has been unlawfully disclosed, it is important for you to know that you do not need to take extraordinary action.

You do not need to change your identity documents.

Serbia Appoints New Ruling Party-Backed Information Commissioner

Milan Marinovic, the candidate proposed by the Serbian parliament's Committee for Culture and Information, was chosen as Serbia's new Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection on Friday evening.

Most opposition MPs were not present for the vote.