The application of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EC) 2016/679) started on 25 May 2018. The Regulation protects the personal data of all persons within the EU.
The Commission for Personal Data Protection and the European Data Protection Supervisor jointly organised the 40th International Conference on Data Protection and Privacy.
CPDP adopted a Strategy for Development in the Field of Personal Data Protection - "Horizon 2022". An integral part of the Strategy is the Action plan for its implementation.
Under the patronage of the European Parliament, at a special ceremony held on 6 December 2018 at the House of Europe in Sofia, Citizens Against Bureaucracy presented for the third consecutive year its annual awards for state institutions which contribute to reducing the bureaucratic burden for citizens ... more
On December 3 and 4, 2018, TechNet Sofia 2018 - a jubilee conference on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of AFCEA Sofia, took place in Sofia. The conference was organized by AFCEA Sofia and was held under the patronage of Deputy Prime Minister for Public Order and Security and Minister of Defence ... more
On November 7 and 8, 2018, an International Conference on Personal Data Protection took place in Moscow. The event was organized at the highest level by the Federal Office for Surveillance in the Sphere of Communications, Information Technologies and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation. Representatives ... more
As a response to inquiries from banks and postal operators, CPDP interpreted the legal figures „controller” and „processor” of personal data in the context of the provision of services. The position of CPDP expressed in several opinions is the following: „1. Undertakings ... more
From 22 till 26 October 2018, simultaneously, in Sofia and Brussels will be held the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners. The event is the most important global forum for expertise, practice and ideas exchange, as well as, for analysis of the personal data protection ... more
CPDP adopted criteria and procedures for the approval of Codes of conduct and аccreditation of monitoring bodies
On July 25, 2018, CPDP adopted criteria and procedures for the approval of Codes of conduct and accreditation of monitoring bodies. It was decided that the administration should immediately start working on the Codes of conduct that have been submitted so far according to the adopted rules and ... more