- 2 - a introduction the aim of the data protection act (chapter 440 of the laws of malta) is to protect each individual’s right to privacy with respect to the processing of personal data. Written by grace craus, mita specialist on data protection the general data protection regulation (gdpr) st julian’s, stj 1149, malta. The protection of personal data is regulated by the data protection act under article 27 and 28 of the malta data protection act and legal notice 155 of 2003.
Data protection definition a revision of the very basic act of 1984 which stated rules for data users and defined individuals' rights in regard to data that is. The data protection act (chapter 440 of the laws of malta), which was fully brought into force in 2003, protects the privacy rights of individuals by laying down specific rules for the processing of personal data. Data protection is about your fundamental right to privacy you can access and correct data about y.
Data protection act 1998, schedule 1 is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 17 august 2018 there are changes that may be brought into force at a future date changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations revised legislation carried. Under maltese law there is presently no obligation to appoint data protection officers however, the act states that data protection laws of the world | malta. The data protection act (dpa) in the united kingdom is designed to protect the privacy and integrity of data held on individuals by businesses and other organisations it ensures that individuals associated with an organisation (customers and employees) have access to their data and can correct it if necessa.
Introduction last revised: 24th may 2018 this notice discloses the privacy practices for timesofmaltacom, which are in compliance with the data protection act, chapter 440 of the laws of malta, the european union directive 2002/58/ec and regulation (eu) 2016/679 (gdpr. Data protection in malta covering issues of ,relevant legislation and competent authorities,definitions,territorial scope,key principles,individual rights,cctv. Data protection act 1998 is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 16 august 2018 there are changes that may be brought into force at a future date revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in. The central bank of malta (the bank) needs to collect and process personal data for a variety of purposes in doing so, the bank is obliged to comply with both local and eu legislation on data protection, namely the general data protection regulation (regulation (eu) 2016/679) hereinafter referred to as the gdpr.
The electoral office collects and processes information to carry out its obligations in accordance with present legislation all data is collected and processed in accordance with data protection legislation and the constitution of malta, chapter 237 – referenda act, chapter 354 – general elections act, chapter 363 – local councils’ act. From 25 may 2018, the principal data protection legislation in the eu will be regulation (eu) 2016/679 (the general data protection regulation or gdpr) malta data protection ganado advocates 14 jun 2018. Data protection [cap 4401 chapter 440 data protection act to make provision for the protection of individuals against the violation of their privacy by the processing of personal data and for matters. Valletta legal can assist your business venture into ecommerce, while ensuring that your organisaton complies with all regulatory obligations we offer a whole range of consultancy and advisory services related to information and communication technology (ict), data protection and e-commerce, which include: compliance with regulatory.
National data protection authority about the relevant law is the data protection act (‘act’) (chapter 440 of the laws of malta). The maltese data protection act was amended in april 2018 to reflect or when the equipment used for processing personal data is situated in malta but the.
Data protection data protection common eu rules have been established to ensure that personal data is protected everywhere in the eu and when transferred outside. Provides an overview of the key privacy and data protection laws and regulations across the globe. The legal aid malta agency collects and processes information to carry out its obligations in accordance with present legislation all data is collected and processed in accordance with data protection legislation and according to title x of chapter 12 of the laws of malta, title iii of chapter 9 of the laws of malta, ln 414 of 2014 and ln 64. The long-awaited bill for the new chapter 440 of the laws of malta has finally been published (read here) the new act is intended to implement the gdpr and in so doing will repeal and replace the current data protection act the gdpr is an eu regulation having direct effect in eu member states so.Download data protection act malta`