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In accordance with Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC, Member States will enable citizens to have electronic access to those personal data that are held on them when available electronically and will inform them electronically whenever such data are being processed by automatic means, in a simple and unambiguous manner.

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Under the existing Directive (95/46/EC), does your legislation give your citizens right to have electronic access to their personal data that are held by the third parties in the electronic form? Yes In general Legislative Decree of 30 June 2003, n. 196 is the Code concerning the protection of personal data. Citizens have the right to know, by filling a form (that can be sent via certified e-mail today) what personal data is held by the public administration and how data is treated. More recently an ad hoc provision specifies that citizens can access their debts situation towards the Government by accessing the databases of the public authorities referred to Article 2, paragraph 2, of the so called Digital Administration Code referred (Legislative Decree n. 82 of 2005 modified by Legislative decree 235/2012).
Under the existing Directive (95/46/EC), does your legislation give your citizens right to be informed electronically whenever their personal data are processed by automatic means? Yes No automatic information service exists but citizens can obtain information about their personal data within the framework described in the above answer.