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Privacy International has compiled data on the privacy provisions in national constitutions around the world, including which countries have constitutional protections, whether they come from international agreements, what aspects of privacy are actually protected and when those protections were enacted. We are pleased to make this information available under a Creative Commons license for organizations, researchers, students and the community at large to use to support their work (and hopefully contribute to a greater understanding of privacy rights).

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Though the right to privacy exists in several international instruments, the most effective privacy protections come in the form of constitutional articles. Varying aspects of the right to privacy are protected in different ways by different countries. Broad categories include:

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01-Jan-2011

This country report is an evaluation of privacy and surveillance laws, policies and practices in Estonia. The 2010 report was updated with the support of the European Commission's Fundamental Rights and Citizenship programme 2007-2013. The 2010 report was updated with the assistance of Kaupo Lepasepp and Mihkel Miidla at Sorainen and Viive Naslund at Lepik & Luhaar Lawin.

We aim to keep our knowledge of the state of privacy across the world as up-to-date as possible - it is a huge undertaking and we are always keen to gather more local knowledge. If you have some information to share or you spot an error, please drop us a line at info@privacy.org. If you would like to support this crucial research project, please consider making a donation

 
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