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Belgium Data Privacy

What are Belgium’s data protection laws ?

The Belgian data privacy protection framework is quite comprehensive. The most important legal provisions are the Act on Cybercrime, the Electronic Communications Act, the Law of the Electronic Economy, the Act on the establishment of the Data Protection Authority, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act.  

In Belgium, data protection laws supplement the GDPR and tailors its provisions to the particular national context. Data protection framework in Belgium protects the data privacy of individuals and as such it contains a number of provisions and requirements related to the processing of personal data of individuals. In Belgium, the right to privacy includes data privacy, which is protected by the national Constitution and therefore, is of fundamental value. 

This solution will provide your organisation guidance on how to comply and maintain compliance with the Belgian data protection laws. In order to also receive guidance on the GDPR, we recommend you to use this solution in combination with the GDPR solution.