Roskomnadzor for the first time will check the social network “Vkontakte”

Roskomnadzor 1 through September 28, will check the social network “Vkontakte” for compliance with the law on personal data. This information was confirmed by the official representative of Roscomnadzor Vadim Ampelonskiy, the press service of “Vkontakte”. This will be the first test of Roskomnadzor any social network.

Roskomnadzor for the first time will check the social network "Vkontakte"

“We will pay attention to all that concerns the processing of personal data of citizens, — quote “Izvestia” the words of Vadim Ampelonskiy. — We are interested in the system operation with personal data of users and employees of the company. Let’s see how personal data is processed where it is stored, how is cross-border transfer, etc.

It is expected that the test will take 20 days, if necessary, the period can be doubled, he said. The survey will be engaged in management of roskomnadzora on the North-Western Federal district, it will be held in the headquarters of “Vkontakte” in Saint-Petersburg.

Roskomnadzor for the first time will check the social network "Vkontakte"

Anti-terrorism law, which came into force on 1 August 2014, ordered the large online services to store user information for six months. And the law “On personal data” requires the data controller to provide the recording, storage, systematization, accumulation, storage, refinement of the” personal data of Russian citizens in databases on servers located in Russia.

Starting in 2016, Roskomnadzor already checked the online retailers, Ozon, KupiVip, Lamoda and service for job search SuperJob. The office has not yet found any serious violations, said Ampelonskiy.

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