Promoting jobs, protecting people
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

Egypt (7) > General provisions

Name: Law 151/2020 on the Protection of Personal Data.
Country: Egypt
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2020-07-14
Entry into force:
ISN: EGY-2020-L-111246
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Cyrilla Library, Egypt PDF of Law in Arabic PDF of Law in Arabic (consulted on 2021-04-30)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Matouk, Bassiouny & Hennaway, Cairo, Egypt, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), London, UK PDF of Unofficial English Translation PDF of Unofficial English Translation (consulted on 2021-04-30)
Abstract/Citation: The Law sets out the rights of persons with respect to their data as well as the obligations of those who control data. It requires entities processing personal data to appoint a Data Protection Officer. A license is also required for those who store, process or control data electronically.

© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer