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Data Subjects’ Rights

Since the moment when the Slovak Republic joined the Schengen Information System and also made available all the data kept herein which has been entered by relevant member states and also all the data entered subsequently by the Slovak Republic, and in line with legal acts on the Schengen Information System, natural persons have the right to enquire the data about him/her collected in the Schengen Information System. This entitlement is governed by the national law of the Slovak Republic. In its Article 19, the Constitution of the Slovak Republic lays down the right of each person to be protected against unlawful collecting, disclosing or other misuse of the data related to him/her.

The issue of rights of the data subjects is regulated by the Act No. 18/2018 Coll. on the Personal Data Protection as amended.

The data subject is each natural person whose personal data is processed in terms of the Article 53 of the Regulation (EU) 2018/1861 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 November 2018 on the establishment, operation and use of the Schengen Information System (SIS) in the field of border checks, and amending the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement, and amending and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1987/2006 and of the Article 67 of the Regulation (EU) 2018/1862 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 November 2018 on the establishment, operation and use of the Schengen Information System (SIS) in the field of police cooperation and judicial cooperation in criminal matters, amending and repealing Council Decision 2007/533/JHA, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1986/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Decision 2010/261/EU and the Act No. 18/2018 Coll. on the Personal Data Protection as amended.

  • The data subject has the right to enquire at the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic in writing which personal data about him/her is processed.
  • The data subject has also the right to obtain the rectification or destruction of personal data processed in the Schengen Information System, if he/she submits a written request. The Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic as the administrator of the Schengen Information System is obliged to provide the data subject with the information about the measures taken on his/her request within a month after receipt of his/her request.

If you would like to submit a request for provision of information on personal data processed in the Schengen Information System, a request for rectification of incorrect or outdated personal data processed in the Schengen Information System or a request for destruction of illegally processed personal data in the Schengen Information System, you are kindly requested to:

1, fill in a respective form:

Request for provision of information on personal data processed in the Schengen Information System_2018 (RTF, 75 kB)

Request for rectification of incorrect or outdated personal data processed in the Schengen Information System (RTF, 76 kB)

Request for destruction of illegally processed personal data in the Schengen Information System (RTF, 74 kB)

2,  attach a colour copy (scan) of your ID document (passport, ID car),

3,  if you are not a Slovak national, attach, please, a colour copy (scan) of another document proving your name and surname or changes of your name/surname during your entire life (birth certificate, marriage certificate),

4,  if your request is sent through a person you have authorised to act on your behalf, attach, please, a copy (scan) of procuration translated into English or Slovak language and certified by a notary.

You can deliver your request (including attachments) in the following way:

A,  in person, by post or electronically signed with electronic signature to the address:

Ministerstvo vnútra Slovenskej republiky

Prezídium Policajného zboru

úrad medzinárodnej policajnej spolupráce

národná ústredňa SIRENE

Pribinova 2

812 72 Bratislava

B, (recommended) by means of the form:

     *mandatory data                          

Form

(rtf docx odt odf pdf, max. 4MB)
(rtf docx odt odf pdf, max. 4MB)
(rtf docx odt odf pdf, max. 4MB)
(rtf docx odt odf pdf, max. 4MB)

                                 

                       

                         

C,  through unsecured e-mail communication to the address TA.13G4@Y3YLGA@

If you send copies of documents by unsecured e-mail, we recommend you to consider safer way of sending such as protection by password, where you can send the password in a different message.

Related links:

https://dataprotection.gov.sk/uoou/en/content/data-subjects-rights-schengen-information-system

https://www.mzv.sk/web/en/ministry/privacy_protection_policy

Document for download:

Notification of violation of the provisions covering personal data processing in the Schengen Information System (RTF, 61 kB)

 

Links

  • Data Protection Authority of the Slovak republic
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak republic_Privacy Protection Policy
 

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