European Data Protection Digest

Breach Notification Requirement Established

PRIVACY LAW—LITHUANIA

December 9, 2011

Hunton & Williams' Privacy and Information Security Law Blog reports that Lithuania's Law on Legal Protection of Personal Data and Law on Electronic Communications have established a breach notification requirement. According to the report, the requirement means the data protection authority must be notified of security breaches that occur at providers of publicly available electronic communications services and public communications networks, and if the breach is likely to negatively affect individuals, providers must notify all those affected.
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