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FDPA Part 3 - Chapter 4 - § 72

Distinction between different categories of data subjects

When processing personal data, the controller shall, as far as possible, make a clear distinction between different categories of data subjects. This applies in particular to the following categories:

  1. persons with regard to whom there are serious grounds for believing that they have committed a criminal offence;
  2. persons with regard to whom there are serious grounds for believing that they are about to commit a criminal offence;
  3. persons convicted of a criminal offence;
  4. victims of a criminal offence or persons with regard to whom certain facts indicate that they could be the victim of a criminal offence; and
  5. other persons, such as witnesses, persons who can provide information, or contacts or associates of the persons referred to in nos. 1 to 4.