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Privacy Protection Law

The field of privacy protection and information security has undergone many changes in recent years while adapting the existing law to the complex reality. Local authorities and municipal corporations, as public bodies that collect private information and use it, are obliged to register databases and all that this entails, maintaining information security, conducting risk surveys and generally providing protection for the privacy of their residents and others about whom the information is collected. The responsibility for the development of the authorities and corporations, as well as the officers in them, is reflected in both the civic and administrative aspects.

As part of the legal advice in the field of privacy protection, the firm deals with all legal issues related to privacy protection law, including the Privacy Protection Law, 5741 1981 and the Privacy Protection (Information Security) Regulations, 2017, including consulting in conducting risk surveys, registering databases, Their management, determination of procedures and work procedures and their implementation in the municipality, conducting training in the field of privacy protection and regulating the use of databases in accordance with the law. Legal advice will usually be divided into three areas: organizational control and corporate governance, information security and database management. Within the three areas mentioned above, we will assist and provide legal advice regarding the registration of databases, the appointment of a data security officer, preparation of procedures and work plans, including an information security procedure, a security incident reporting procedure, a procedure for handling information requests according to their rights. In preparing documents and procedures in accordance with the provisions of the law, examining the system of agreements of the municipality vis-à-vis external suppliers who hold information owned by the municipality, training municipal employees and license holders in municipal databases, appointing a privacy committee and defining its powers and more.