It is recommended to carefully set in the text of the law the conditions in which the processing of personal data is legal: to indicate the specifications of entities (that process personal data for journalistic purposes) to whom personal data can be disclosed, limitations depending on purpose, period of storage, and other measures to guarantee legal and fair processing. It is recommended to exclude journalists’ obligation to indicate the purpose of processing of personal data when they request such data.
Activities conducted as part of the campaign:
- Production of the study “Personal Data Protection Vs. Freedom of Expression and Information”;
- Public debate with the presentation of the study “Personal Data Protection Vs. Freedom of Expression and Information”.
Activities to be implemented/conducted as part of the campaign:
- Development of amendments to Law no. 133 of 08 July 2011 on Protection of Personal Data;
- Public debate with presentation of amendments to the Law on Protection of Personal Data;
- Sending amendments to the Law on Protection of Personal Data to the Parliament;
- Campaign to promote the amendments developed by the IJC and sent to the Parliament through petitions, journalistic materials, shows, video spots, and by other means.
The campaign is conducted with the support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency through the Embassy of Sweden in Chisinau.