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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 issued an information brochure "Legal grounds for lawful personal data processing"
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.
Lawfulness of the processing of personal data by MoI by means of collecting declarations from citizens passing through the checkpoints in the regional cities of the country
The collection by the authorities of the Ministry of Interior of declarations from citizens passing through the checkpoints in the regional cities of the country is a temporary measure and concerns a limited number of persons whose data is processed. In the context of the declared state of emergency ... more
CPDP informs citizens about the possibility to lodge complaints, signals and to receive information from the institution through the Secure Electronic Service System maintained by the State e-Government Agency
With regard to the national measures taken to counteract and prevent the COVID-19 coronavirus and the recommendations of the National Coronavirus Operational Headquarters concerning the overall activity and normal functioning of the administrations, CPDP recommends the communication with the ... more
Communication on the attendance of CPDP’s public meetings and the receipt of information on files and documnets
With regard to the epidemic situation in the country and for the purpose of preventing the disease and reducing the risk of new cases of influenza, acute respiratory diseases and coronavirus infection (COVID-19), the Commission for Personal Data Protection informs that the public meetings on ... more
Due to the complicated epidemic situation and the need for introducing anti-epidemic measures against the spread of COVID-19, CPDP has taken a number of technical and organizational measures to protect its staff and visitors in the building of the institution. A crisis staff has been set up to ... more
On 25 February 2020, during the official ceremony, organized for the ninth consecutive year, the Bulgarian Association for Information Technology (BAIT), awarded the winners in the different categories of the „BAIT Awards” for 2019. With these awards, BAIT pays tribute to all the individuals, ... more
Each year on 28th January the Data Protection Day is celebrated. The idea of its commemoration has been initiated by the Council of Europe and currently it is celebrated worldwide. Its main goal is to raise the awareness and encourage the initiatives and good practices in understanding the ... more