Protection of personal data

The General Inspectorate of the Romanian Border Police (Geniului Boulevard no 42 C, District 6, Bucharest, e-mail: igpf@mai.gov.ro, website: www.politiadefrontiera.ro) is a personal data operator and processes personal data with the purposes of:

  • Support actions for surveillance and control of the state border crossing;
  • Preventing and combating illegal migration and acts specific to cross-border criminality carried out in the area of competence;
  • Respecting the judicial regime of the state border, passports and foreigners;
  • Ensuring other legitimate Romanian state interests in the areas where the Romanian Border Police carries out the tasks attributed to it by law;
  • Carrying out operational-informative activities, investigations and penal pursuit.
  • Cross-border cooperation to prevent and combat terrorism acts, to prevent and remove threats to national security;
  • Monitoring/securing of persons, spaces;
  • Monitoring/securing of public/private goods;
  • Carrying out specific human resources activities;
  • Carrying out specific financial activities;
  • Carrying out specific public relations activities;

Information registered is destined for use by the operator and are communicated, upon request only to the following:

  • The person in question or their legal representative;
  • Institutions and public authorities, with the condition that the communication of the data is within the context of exerting prerogatives of public authority with which it is invested.
  • Similar organizations of other states, bases on agreements to which Romania is party.

According to EU Regulation no. 679/2016 on protection of persons regarding the personal data processing and the free movement of this data and the abrogation of Directive 95/46/CE, you benefit from the right to access, to rectify, to delete, to restrict processing, to oposse and the right not to be subject to an individual decision based solely on automatic processing, including creating profiles.

A Member State in accordance with its national law, shall take a decision not to provide information to the data subject, in whole or in part, to the extent that, and for as long as such a partial or complete restriction constitutes a necessary and proportionate measure in a democratic society with due regard for the fundamental rights and legitimate interests of the data subject concerned, in order to: (a) avoid obstructing official or legal inquiries, investigations or procedures; (b) avoid prejudicing the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties; (c) protect public security; (d) protect national security; or (e) protect the rights and freedoms of others.

The Member State informs the data subject of the possibility to file a complaint with the supervisory authority or to initiate a judicial appeal.

In order to exercise these rights you may submit a written request, dated and signed, addressed to the Headquarter of the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Border Police, Geniului Boulevard no 42 C, District 6, Bucharest, or submit an electronic request to the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Border Police at the e-mail address: pfr@igpf.ro, and within one month you will receive an answer to your request in accordance with EU Regulation 679/2016.

Requests for rectification and/or erasing must necessarily include the personal data whose rectification and/or erasing is requested.

Applications must be signed by the person whose data was processed and are considered valid only if proof of identity is provided (a copy of an identity document). If the data subject is represented by a lawyer, the application must be signed by both the data subject and the lawyer, and must be accompanied by the power of attorney, as well as a copy of an identity document of the data subject.

If the data subject submits the request electronically, the information is provided also electronic format where possible, unless the data subject requests another format.

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, every data subject shall have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if the data subject considers that the processing of personal data relating to them infringes EU Regulation 2016/679 or Law No. 363/2018.

Contact details of the National Authority for the Supervision of Personal Data Processing (A.N.S.P.D.C.P.):

  • Headquarters: B-dul G-ral Gheorghe Magheru 28-30, distric 1, zip code 010336, Bucharest
  • Telephone: 031.805.92.11; Fax: 031.805.96.02
  • Website: www.dataprotection.ro 
  • E-mail: anspdcp@dataprotection.ro

To file a complaint to A.N.S.P.D.C.P. click here

Right to an effective judicial remedy against a controller or processor (Pursuant to art.79 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and art. 58 of Law nr. 363/2018)

Without prejudice to any available administrative or non-judicial remedy, including the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Article 77, each data subject shall have the right to an effective judicial remedy where he or she considers that their rights under the Regulation UE 2016/679 or Law no. 363/2018, have been infringed as a result of the processing of their personal data in non-compliance with these two legal acts.

CONTACT DETAILS OF THE UNIT RESPONSIBLE WITH DATA PROTECTION

  • e-mail: sergiu.malita@igpf.ro; Telephone nr.: +4021 316 35 11 (int. 19270).
  • Geniului Boulevard no 42 C, District 6, Bucharest
  • Personal Data Protection Department
  • General Inspectorate of Romanian Border Police

 

 

Complaints addressed directly to the national supervisory authority for personal data processing

Definitions

The rights of the data subject in the context of personal data processing

The rights of the foreign citizens

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