Changes in Federal Law “On Personal Data”

01 June 2022

On the 24th of May 2022 State Duma approved in the first reading a draft law No. 101234-8 “On amendments to the Federal Law “On personal data” and other legislative acts of Russian Federation on the matters of protection of personal data subjects” (the Draft). The Draft was created in order to increase the protection of privacy of the subject of personal data.

A Law Providing Against the Refusal to Сonclude a Сontract Due to a Сonsumer's Refusal to Provide his Personal Data and Other Invalid Terms of a Consumer Contract Has Been Passed

28 April 2022

On April 26, 2022 the Federation Council approved a law amending Article 16 of the Law of the Russian Federation of February 7, 1992 № 2300-I “On Protection of Consumer Rights”, which prohibits sellers, performers, owners of aggregators to refuse a consumer in contract, execution, modification or termination due to the refusal of the consumer to provide personal data.