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.
CPDP has adopted a list of the types of processing operations for which data protection impact assessment is required
At its regular session held on 06.02.2019, the Commission for Personal Data Protection adopted a list of the types of processing operations for which data protection impact assessment is required under Art.35, par.4 of Regulation(EU)2016/679. The purpose of the list is ... more
On January 28, on the occasion of the European Data Protection Day, the chairman of CPDP, Mr. Ventsislav Karadjov, awarded the reporters from the Bulgarian National Radio, the „Horizon” programmе for a complete journalistic contribution in 2018. The prize is to promote the work of the Commission, ... more
On the 28th of January, the Commission for Personal Data Protection marks the European Data Protection Day
Every year on the 28th of January, the Commission for Personal Data Protection (CPDP) marks the European Data Protection Day. This year, for the 13th consecutive time, public events would be held. Along with the enforcement of the new EU data protection rules in May 2018, CPDP has organized awareness-raising ... more
The National Assembly adopted at second reading the Bill on Amendment and Supplement of the Personal Data Protection Act
On the 24th of January 2019, the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria passed a second reading of the Bill on Amendment and Supplement of the Personal Data Protection Act. The draft of the Bill was submitted by the Council of Ministers on 18.07.2018, and the first voting was on 19.09.2018. Legislative ... more
On the 22nd of January 2019, the Chairman of CPDP, Mr. Ventsislav Karadjov, gave an exclusive interview for national newspaper „24 Chasa” over the topic of the „Processing of personal data for journalistic purposes"
Ventsislav Karadjov: We introduce rules for the protection of personal data, it is not censorship It is necessary to regulate when freedom of speech prevails over data protection and privacy, without it, we reach a subjective judgment The complete text of the interview is published ... more
CPDP expressed its opinion on issues related to the definition of the qualities „controller” and „processor” in the relations between insurance companies and medical institutions
The full text of the opinion can be found HERE (available only in Bulgarian) ... more