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The Russian government has released a directive authorizing the Russians to withhold their consent to the collection of personal data in the information systems of the state. Only with their permission can government departments and organisations be able to access information about legal persons and people found in the ESIA.
Law allowing the revocation of data processing consent
The Russians would be able to withhold their approval by means of a single identity and verification scheme for the collection of personal data in state information systems (ESIA). On the legal information site, the government released the related decree. Furthermore, according to the text of the agreement, only with their permission can government departments and organisations be able to receive the information found in the Centralized Identity and Authentication Scheme on legal persons and people.
The turnover of data between subjects and institutions will now become more transparent: persons and legal organizations will now be able to access information from the information systems of public bodies used in the procurement of state and local services through the Centralized Information System of State Agencies.
People and businesses will also be able to submit a request and collect information about the facts of the sharing of information between information contact participants.
The resolution further allows for the potential, through the Unified Information System, of correcting information about persons and legal entities found in state information systems, where the records contain inaccuracies. In addition, applications, forms and other records used for the procurement of public services may be automatically filled in on the basis of the data gathered by the ESIA.
Another significant breakthrough is that individuals and organisations will now be able to assign authority on their behalf to another entity, through the public service platform, to send applications for the provision of services in electronic form, to collect results and to obtain updates concerning the status of applications.
It will also be necessary to pass the authority into the portal of public facilities to pay state taxes and other payments.
The government has released a decree authorizing the Russians to withhold their permission for the collection of personal data in the state information systems.
“On Amendments to Certain Acts of the Government Regarding the Functioning and Use of the Federal State Information System”On Amendments to Certain Government Acts Regarding the Functioning and Use of the Federal State Information System””
Consent from any data manager can be withheld.
Recall that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill on 30 December 2020 banning the use, without the permission of its user, of publicly accessible personal data and allowing the right to ask the operator to erase it. The reforms boil down to one crucial factor – there will no longer be a definition of freely accessible personal records. That is to add, the consent of the individual involved is now the “exclusive legal basis” for the collection of information made available to the public.
Under the new legislation, any individual can order the removal of his personal data from public access by any operator of personal data without demonstrating that their processing is unlawful. Moreover, the legislation would require the subject of personal data to be checked without additional identification procedures. The legislation therefore prohibits potential instances of excess personal data being obtained by the operator.
According to RIA Novosti, at the request of a resident, the legislation implements a new method for the deletion of data – the operator of personal data must now delete the information listed within three working days without requesting documentation from the recipient. Proof processing is passed to the operator himself. If the Internet resource does not satisfy the order of the citizen, it will be prosecuted.
The implementation of the document could require other regulatory changes, such as an increase in penalties for personal data leaks, as well as an expansion of the statute of limitations for the crimes in question. TASS wrote about this, pointing to the words of Anton Gorelkin, the initiator of the bill .