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Bulgaria/ 5.1 General legislation  

5.1.8 Data protection laws

A Law on the Protection of Personal Information (Official Gazette No.°1/2002) regularises the protection of physical persons in the processing of personal data, as well as concerning access to these data. The objective of the law is to guarantee the inviolability of person and personal life, as well as to protect physical persons from illegal processing of personal data and to regulate access to such data. Under the provisions of this law, "personal data" is defined as "information about the physical person, which reveals his physical, mental, psychological, marital, economic, cultural or civil identity".


Chapter published: 20-01-2011

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