In Russia the punishment for violation of legislation in the field of personal data will be tightened. The corresponding decree was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. This is reported by the Rambler/news citing RIA Novosti.
The penalty for the processing of personal data in the cases not stipulated by Russian law or the personal data processing incompatible with the purposes of their collection now ranges from 1 thousand to 3 thousand rubles for citizens from 5 thousand to 10 thousand rubles for officials and from 30 thousand to 50 thousand rubles for legal entities. it is Noted that such penalties provided for those cases when the actions of the offender are not a criminal offence.
In addition, the processing of personal data without the written consent of the subject in cases where obtaining such consent is required by law, involves a penalty for citizens from 3 thousand to 5 thousand rubles, from 10 thousand to 20 thousand rubles for officials and from 15 thousand to 75 thousand rubles for legal entities.