The laws on personal data protection in Russia are becoming increasingly important with more government and court attention. At the same time the laws are complicated, contradictory and ridden with red tape and bureaucratic procedures.
This concerns activities such as: security (background) checks, due diligence on people, database creation, promotion of goods and services (marketing), etc.
We summarize the important provisions of law and the risks and rights of companies in a memo which you can access in our blog here.
Also we recomend to read this article on storing personal data on servers in Russia (starting from September 1, 2015).