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Audit report for medical spas 2014

The audit is part of a cooperation project of the three Baltic countries agreed on at the meeting of Baltic data protection authorities that took place in Vilnius at the start of the previous year. Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian data protection authorities made the decision to conduct an audit on...

Data protection specialists discussed matters related to the European Union data protection reform

At the end of January 2015, the Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate invited Estonian data protection specialists to the Parliament’s conference hall to discuss matters related to the European Union data protection reform as well as the application of personal data protection in the development of...

Violations of privacy laws would be resolved after investigations of casinos in three Baltic States

Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian Data Protection Authorities release findings form investigation of casinos Vilnius, Lithuania and Riga, Latvia and Tallinn, Estonia, March 20, 2014 - The Personal Data Supervision Authorities of the Baltic countries (hereafter – the Baltic DPAs) for the second...

Court of Human Rights, Grand Chamber to hear Delfi case

It has been announced that the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has agreed to hear the “internet comment” case of Delfi AS v Estonia. The case was referred to the Grand Chamber at the request of the applicant company after its claim was rejected by the First Section in a judgment...

Estonian data watchdog worried about misuse of population register

The Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate identified last year dozens of misuses of the population register that resulted in fines of 20-400 euros for the offenders. Presenting the agency's 2012 report to the parliamentary Constitutional Committee, director Viljar Peep stated that unlawful...

Second Annual Meeting of the Baltic Data Protection Institutions

The second annual meeting of the Baltic Data Protection Institutions took place in Riga on 21 – 22 March 2013. Within the meeting different practical issues related to data protection were discussed, as well as the outcome of Schengen Evaluation mission regarding data protection which took place in...

Data Protection Day 2013

Data Protection Day 2013 Estonian National Opera, Estonia puiestee 4, Tallinn 9-10 January 2013 The conference was organised by the Centre for Ethics, University of Tartu and the Data Protection Inspectorate in Estonia with the support of the Estonian Ministry of Justice and the...