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Law of The Republic of Uzbekistan on Personal Data

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Adopted by the Legislative Chamber on April 16, 2019 
Approved by the Senate on June 21, 2019


Article 1. Purpose of this Law

The purpose of this Law is to regulate relations in the area of personal data protection.

Article 2. Legislation on personal data

Legislation on personal data shall consist of this Law and other legislative acts. 
Where an international treaty of the Republic of Uzbekistan establishes other rules than those contained in the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan onpersonal data, the rules of the international treaty shall be applied.

Article 3. Scope of the Law

This Law applies to relations arising from the processing and protection of personal data, regardless of the means of processing used, including information technologies. 
This Law shall not be applied to relations arising from the following: 
personal data processing performed by individuals for personal, domestic purposes and not related to professional or commercial activities;
formation, storage and use of documents of the National Archives and other archival documents containing personal data;
processing personal data classified as state secrets;
processing personal data obtained in the course of investigative, intelligence and counterintelligence activities, crime control, law enforcement, as well as in the framework of combating money laundering.

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