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.
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.
The Central Electoral Commission and the Commission for Personal Data Protection jointly adopted Guidelines on the processing and protection of personal data in the election process
In the context of the upcoming European elections at the end of May, the Central Electoral Commission and the Commission for Personal Data Protection jointly adopted guidelines on the processing and protection of personal data in the election process. The document is based on the provisions ... more
In the context of the elections for European Parliament and other EU elections scheduled for 2019, the European Data Protection Board issued a statement to highlight a number of key requirements to be respected when political parties process personal data in the course of electoral activities. Content ... more
The Commission for Personal Data Protection decided to hold public discussion on two very important topics of increased public interest – video surveillance and the processing of personal data for journalistic purposes, as well as for the purposes of academic, artistic or literary expression. In ... more
Survey on challenges faced by Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and their associations while implementing GDPR
The Commission for Personal Data Protection is coordinator of international project „SMEDATA”, co-funded by the European Commission under the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme 2014-2020 of the European Union. As part of the implementation of SMEDATA project, it is envisaged conducting ... more
The 44th National Assembly adopted the Annual Report of the Commission for Personal Data Protection for 2018
The National Assembly adopted the Annual Report of the Commission for Personal Data Protection for 2018. The report was presented to the Parliament by the Chairman of CPDP, Mr.Ventsislav Karadjov. In response to questions from MPs, Mr.Karadjov provided information and analyzed the complaints ... more
Today, on the 26th of February, 2019, the Bill on Amendment and Supplement of the Data Protection Act adopted by the 44th National Assembly on the 24th of January, 2019, re-adopted on the 20th of February, 2019 by the veto of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria, has been promulgated officially ... more