5.1.8 Data protection laws
Personal data protection is the subject of Act No. 101/2000 Coll. on Personal Data Protection. The independent Personal Data Protection Office oversees compliance with this Act.
Mainly soon after the introduction of the act on cultural institutions that in the framework of their functions record personal data, institutions such as libraries, balancing the collection of such data has been an issue. To date, however, there have been no serious impacts in this respect on cultural institutions.