General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
1. Data Protection Policy - a Brief
The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act (CAP 586) regulate the processing of personal data whether held electronically or in manual form. The Local Enforcement System Agency is set to fully comply with the Data Protection Principles as set out in such data protection legislation.
Purposes for collecting data
The Local Enforcement System Agency collects and processes information to carry out its obligations in accordance with present legislation. All data is collected and processed in accordance with Data Protection Legislation (CAP586), Local Government Act (CAP 363) and Regulations derived from the Act, Traffic Regulation Ordinance (CAP 65) and Regulations derived from the Act, Civil Code of the Laws of Malta (CAP 16) and Regulations derived from the Act, the Commissioner for Justice Act (CAP 291) and Regulations derived from the Act and the Local Enforcement System (SL 595.14).
Recipients of data
Personal Information is accessed by the employees who are assigned to carry out the functions of the Local Enforcement System Agency Personal Data will be disclosed to clients of the LESA or any competent authority, being offenders in terms of the Laws of Malta. Disclosure can also be made to third parties but only as authorized by law. Read full Data Protection Policy here.
You are entitled to know, free of charge, what type of information the Local Enforcement System Agency holds and processes about you and why, who has access to it, how it is held and kept up to date, for how long it is kept, and what the Unit is doing to comply with data protection legislation.
The GDPR establishes a formal procedure for dealing with data subject access requests. All data subjects have the right to access any personal information kept about them by the Local Enforcement System Agency, either on computer or in manual files. Requests for access to personal information by data subjects are to be made in writing and sent to the Chief Executive Officer of the Local Enforcement System Agency. Your identification details such as ID number, name and surname have to be submitted with the request for access. In case we encounter identification difficulties, you may be required to present an identification document.
The Local Enforcement System Agency aims to comply as quickly as possible with requests for access to personal information and will ensure that it is provided within a reasonable timeframe and in any case not later than one month from receipt of request, unless there is good reason for delay. When a request for access cannot be met within a reasonable time, the reason will be explained in writing to the data subject making the request. Should there be any data breaches, the data subject will be informed accordingly.
All data subjects have the right to request that their information is not used or is amended if it results to be incorrect. Data subjects may also request that their data is erased.
These rights may be restricted, if applicable, as per Data Protection Legislation.
In case you are not satisfied with the outcome of your access request, you may refer a complaint to the Information and Data Protection Commissioner, whose contact details are provided below.
Read full Data Protection Policy here.
The Data Protection Officer may be contacted on email@example.com or by telephone 0035679573417.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Local Enforcement System Agency may be contacted at:
The Chief Executive Officer
Local Enforcement System Agency
LESA Administrative Building,
246, Triq Mater Boni Consili,
Telephone: +356 2347 7400
The Information and Data Protection Commissioner
The Information and Data Protection Commissioner may be contacted at:
Level 2, Airways House,
Sliema SLM 1549
Read full Data Protection Policy here.