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On 28th January, the Commission for Personal Data Protection marks the Data Protection Day
Each year on 28th January the Data Protection Day is celebrated. The idea of its commemoration has been initiated by the Council of Europe and currently it is celebrated worldwide. Its main goal is to raise the awareness and encourage the initiatives and good practices in understanding the rights, rules, risks and guarantees linked to data processing and data protection.
This year, for 14th consecutive time the Commission for Personal Data Protection marks the Data Protection Day by holding events and initiatives.
On 28th January, from 11:00 until 12:30 experts from the Bulgarian supervisory authority will welcome data controllers and citizens and answer all the questions they might have.
From 17:00 until 19:00 a reception will be held for the supervisory authority’s employees. During the event the annual award for journalism will be awarded.
Since one of the main responsibilities of the supervisory authority is awareness raising and promoting the values of the citizens in the field of data protection, the Commission has issued a brochure, dedicated to the lawfulness of processing. Meanwhile, a survey will be carried out among the Data Protection Officers in the public sector. In addition, a new mobile app, called „GDPR in Your Pocket” will be presented.
Please, be aware and pay special attention of your personal data security and protection every day!
We are looking forward to welcoming you on the 28th of January (Tuesday) from 11:00 to 12:30h. in the premises of the Commission for Personal Data Protection (address: 1592 Sofia, 2 „Tsvetan Lazarov” Blvd.)