Estonia: Ministry of Justice Proposes New Personal Data Protection Act

On November 24, 2017, the Estonian Ministry of Justice published a draft law on the processing of personal data. The aim of the bill is to transpose (EU) 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into national legislation, while remaining aligned with Directive 2016/680, also known as the Law Enforcement Directive.

 According to the text, the new personal data protection act provides for the following:

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