Protection of personal data

What is the right to personal data protection and why is it important?

The right to personal data protection is one of the fundamental human rights. The purpose of personal data protection is protection of privacy and other human rights and fundamental freedoms when collecting, processing and using personal data

What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?

The General Data Protection Regulation clarifies and introduces certain new rules for data subjects and ensures, except in exceptional circumstances, an equal level of protection for all individuals from the European Union

Basic terms

Learn the basic terms of personal data protection

Which authority is competent for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation?

The Croatian Personal Data Protection Agency is competent for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation

What to do if you believe that your right to the protection of personal data has been infringed?

See what to do if you believe that your personal data have been infringed or if you would like to exercise your rights guaranteed by the General Data Protection Regulation

Why is protection of children's personal data so important?

In digital age special attention should be paid to teaching children about the dangers they are exposed to online, as children are most exposed to the adverse effects which can occur due to use of personal data, such as online scams, cyberbullying, cyberstalking, or sexual abuse

What are your rights when your personal data is being processed?

To exercise your rights, you need to contact the company or organisation processing your personal data; that is, the data controller

When is processing of personal data lawful?

Learn when personal data processing is lawful 

What are the most common breaches of the right to personal data protection (personal data misuse)?

Misuse of personal data is done in order to inflict harm to another person (harm to good name and reputation or violation of privacy)

Useful tips

Useful tips on how to prevent misuse of personal data

Personal data—personal data protection

Your personal data has to be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner