The rights of the foreign citizens as concerns the protection of personal data

Pursuant to art. 18 and 26 of the Romania Constitution, republished, the foreign citizens and the stateless persons who live in Romania enjoy the general protection of the persons and wealth, guaranteed by Constitution and by other laws, and the public authorities observe and protect the intimate, family and private life, without any difference between Romanian and foreign citizens.

Also, the framework law in the field of protection of persons as concerns the processing of personal data and the free movement of these data (Law 677/2001, with the subsequent amendments and completions) has the purpose to guarantee and protect the rights and freedoms of the natural persons, especially, the right to intimate, family and private life, as concerns the processing of personal data, without any distinction between Romanian and foreign citizens. Also, this law applies to the processing of personal data carried out by natural or legal persons, Romanian or foreign, of public or private law, no matter if it takes place in the public or private sector. (art. 2, paragraph 4).

The Romanian Border Police s the specialized state institution which carries out the attributions appertaining to it and referring to the surveillance and control of the crossing of the state border ... read more