Commission for Personal Data Protection
The Commission for Personal Data Protection (CPDP) was established in 2002 as an independent state authority responsible for the protection of individuals with regard to the processing and providing access to their personal data as well as monitoring compliance with the regulations in the field of personal data protection. CPDP ensures enforcement of European Commission decisions in the field of personal data protection, participates in the activities carried out by the international privacy organizations, as well as in the negotiations and conclusion of bilateral or multilateral agreements on matters of its competence. The Commission participates in preparation and obligatory issuing of opinions with regard to draft laws and regulations, related to its competence. The Commission maintains a register of personal data controllers, performs inspections and issues mandatory prescriptions. CDPD is responsible for handling complaints against acts and actions of data controllers, which violate the rights of individuals, as well as organization and coordination of trainings in the personal data protection field.
For the Commission for Personal Data Protection personal data protection is not just a legal requirement, but a moral commitment and an act of empathy to growing privacy deficit. Nowadays, the Commission for Personal Data Protection is a modern institution ready to successfully face the challenges whilst developing innovative initiatives in favor of the community.
Bulgarian Association for People Management
The Bulgarian Association for People Management is a non-governmental organization established to develop the best professional practices in the field of human capital management and development and thus to raise the added value for organizations and to contribute to the enrichment of people’s potential and professional performance. The Association supports the development of the professionals in the human resource management area and aims at raising the status of the profession as a whole and establishing high professional standards, commensurate with the world’s practices and trends in the HR profession. BAPM is a member of the European Association for Personnel Management (EAPM) and of the World Federation of Personnel Management Associations (WFPMA). Establishes in 2000, the Association has more than 850 individual and corporate members - representatives of both business and public administration. More information is available on www.bapm.bg