The Personal Data Protection Inspector has launched an inspection of one of the online loan companies on collecting the usernames and passwords of internet banking service users.
The activities of the Office of the Personal Data Protection Inspector have been increasing year by year. Office of the Personal Data Protection Inspector conducts inspections in order to monitor legitimacy of personal data processing in private organisations and public institutions
Parliament of Georgia elected Tamar Kaldani as the Personal Data Protection Inspector by 85 votes in favour and none against. The second candidate, Nikoloz Gelashvili, received 44 votes from Members of Parliament.
Parliamentary hearing of the candidates for selecting on the position of Personal Data Protection Inspector was held at the united meeting of the committees of Human Rights Protection and Civil Integration and Legal Affairs on June 13, 2016.
The candidates, Tamar Kaldani and Nikoloz Gelashvili were presented for the position of the Personal Data Protection Inspector to the sitting of the Bureau of the Parliament on June 8, 2016.
A Selection Commission formed by the order of the Prime Minister of Georgia selected the candidates for the vacancy of the Personal Data Protection Inspector and presented two candidates including the current Inspector Tamar Kaldani and Nikoloz Gelashvili to the Head of the Government.
The Office of the Personal Data Protection Inspector joined the celebrations dedicated marking the Independence Day of Georgia and marked the Personal Data Protection Hour with several events on May 20.
11-12 May 2016, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - The 18th meeting of the Central and Eastern European Data Protection Authorities (CEEDPA) was attended by Tamar Kaldani, the Inspector of Georgia’s Office of Personal Data Protection
In April 2016, the European Parliament passed the vote for the new EU data protection rules (General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)) and approved the regulation to replace the existing rules.
Deputy Head of Council of Europe Office in Georgia, Ms. Ana Zec and Media Project Officer, Mr. Mamuka Andguladze visited the Office of Personal Data Protection Inspector on April 20, 2016.