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Student
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Maksim Kustov
Personal Data Protection: a Comparative Legal Aspect
2019
At the same time, the Russian legislator, in implementing the legal framework for the protection of personal data, follows a unique path, almost without addressing to foreign jurisdictions, while they are the leaders of the legal regulation of personal data.

In this paper, the author attempts to comprehensively analyze the regulatory framework and scientific approaches governing the protection of personal data both in the Russian Federation and in a number of European countries, as well as up to the level of the European Union, in order to determine the most useful from the point of view of implementation systems governing the rights to protect personal data.

The study analyzes the historical background to the formation of the institute for the protection of personal data, issues of the legal nature of such rights, ways to protect the rights of individuals to protect personal information, implemented both in Russia and abroad.

Moreover, the author analyzes the system for the protection of personal data in Germany, the UK, as well as examines acts of an international level, including the General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR, which entered into force in May 2018.

According to the results of the study, the author formulates the definition of personal data protection, comes to the conclusion that it is necessary to introduce legal understanding of personal data protection from the concept of European legislation, and also determines the main vectors of further development of legislation on personal data protection in the Russian Federation.

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