Recommendation of the OECD Council of September 23, 1980 Concerning Guidelines Governing the Protection of Privacy and Transborder Flows of Personal Data
Recommendation of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) of September 23, 1980 concerning guidelines governing the protection of privacy and transmission of data between countries is not a document having a binding force. These are only guidelines of the OECD Council pertaining to regulations concerning the protection of privacy and transborder flows of personal data contained in national legislations. A significance and influence of international data transfer on the world economic development and negative influence of limitations in this regard is stressed in the above guidelines. Recommendation in its guidelines allows for introduction of such limitations in national legislations, however it recommends elimination of such limitations.