Processing Personal Data Under The Law Of Lithuania – Part One

In Lithuania, the processing of personal data is regulated by the Law on Legal Protection of Personal Data, adopted on June 11, 1996, as amended (the “Personal Data Protection Act.”) The principles set forth in this Act derive from fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution, which was adopted on October 25, 1992, including in particular Article 22, which concerns the right to privacy and the protection related to the collection of personal data.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

When is the processing of personal data permitted?
What specific rules apply to special categories of data?
What rules apply to the processing of personal data for the purposes of direct marketing?

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