Some Aspects of GDPR Implementation in NAR
While the implementation of GDPR raised concerns for archivists in Europe mainly from the perspective of the quality of archives and archival processing challenges, this paper focuses on administrative implication of collecting personal data during the services to the public performed by National Archives of Romania. First, they are identified the main processes where the protection of personal data may be involved, then discuss the challenges and propose some possible solutions. The conclusion is that, if implemented in a smart way, GDPR gives an opportunity for modernization of workflow and reduce of red tape in organizations.
Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (Text with EEA relevance) at https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32016R0679.
Legea Arhivelor Naționale [National Archives Law] at http://arhivelenationale.ro/site/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/LegeaArhivelorNationalenr_16din1996_republicata.pdf.
ORDIN nr. 137 din 27 septembrie 2013 pentru aprobarea Normelor metodologice privind aplicarea unor dispoziţii ale Legii Arhivelor Naţionale nr. 16/1996 [Order for approval of methodological standards about enforcing some provisions of National Archives Law] at http://legislatie.just.ro/Public/DetaliiDocument/151703.