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BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: #DVI explains – “explanation on processing of personal data in an educational institution in order to provide face-to-face learning during Covid-19”
  • 08/10/2021

BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: #DVI explains – “explanation on processing of personal data in an educational institution in order to provide face-to-face learning during Covid-19”

Monday 11 October 2021, in Latvia will enter into force the new regulation of the Council of Ministers n. 662 of 28 September 2021 "Epidemiological safety measures to limit the spread of Covid-19 infection" (the following - regulation n. 662),…

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BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: #DVI explain: “the legal basis for the personal data processing when the processing is necessary in order to fulfil a legal obligation”
  • 02/08/2021

BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: #DVI explain: “the legal basis for the personal data processing when the processing is necessary in order to fulfil a legal obligation”

The State Data Protection Inspectorate has been frequently consulted by private (companies and individuals) and public (institutions). The Authority has discovered that individuals are worried for requests of data by specific companies and also public authorities, and worried about personal…

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BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: proof of compliance of workers with criteria for the application of facilitation of epidemiological requirements
  • 13/07/2021

BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: proof of compliance of workers with criteria for the application of facilitation of epidemiological requirements

The Cabinet Regulation n. 360 of the 9th of June 2020, epidemiological security measures in order to limit the diffusion of the COVID-19 infection (hereinafter Regulation), requires that in a working place may reunited without using any mouth and nose…

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BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: #DVI explains: “can we process personal data in a working relationship?” #2 enforcing the contract
  • 21/06/2021

BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: #DVI explains: “can we process personal data in a working relationship?” #2 enforcing the contract

SIA “Jāņi līgojas” has designed P. as a candidate for the Senior Expert vacancy after a recruitment processing. SIA “Jāņi līgojas” and P. have agreed a working contract. Considered the requirements established by the working legislation, SIA “Jāņi līgojas” askes…

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BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: #DVI explains: Does the employer have the right to receive COVID-19 tests from the laboratory after the collective test?
  • 14/05/2021

BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: #DVI explains: Does the employer have the right to receive COVID-19 tests from the laboratory after the collective test?

During the last year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic all over the world but also in Latvia, a lot of questions on the health data into the working places have been raised. While we are trying to get back into…

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BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: #DVI explains “Which personal data can be processed in a working relationship?
  • 23/04/2021

BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: #DVI explains “Which personal data can be processed in a working relationship?

Both employers and employee address to the State Data Inspectorate with the request to provide explanations on personal data processing in working relationship. The Authority has revealed that frequently employers believe that personal data of employee can be processed for…

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BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: #DVI explains “Do have I the right to ask the deletion of data (“forgotten”) if I have revoke by consent?
  • 21/04/2021

BY THE LATVIA DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: #DVI explains “Do have I the right to ask the deletion of data (“forgotten”) if I have revoke by consent?

On the 16th of April 2021, the Data Inspectorate has published the first explanation for the series of articles “right to object”, by informing on the exercise of rights. The article 17 of the General Data Protection Regulation establishes a…

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BY THE DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY OF LATVIA: “Do I have the right to request the deletion of data (” forgotten”) if personal data are no longer needed?”
  • 16/04/2021

BY THE DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY OF LATVIA: “Do I have the right to request the deletion of data (” forgotten”) if personal data are no longer needed?”

In the 21st century, the digital age gave us the opportunity to buy, communicate, read books and learn online, using automated tools. It was the first time that we were able to learn. Often the service is available directly or…

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