Processing Personal Data Under The Law Of Slovakia

In Slovakia, the processing of personal data is regulated by the Act n. 428/2002 on personal data protection dated July 3, 2002 (the “Personal Data Protection Act.”) The principles set forth in this Act derive from fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution of September 1, 1992, in particular Articles 19 and 22 of this text, which concern the rights to protection against the unwarranted collection, publication, or other illicit use of personal data and the principle of privacy of correspondence and secrecy of mailed messages.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

When is the processing of personal data permitted?
What specific rules apply to the processing of sensitive personal data?
What are the rights of the data subjects?
What remedies are available when these rights are not respected?


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