Privacy rights in Bulgaria

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Privacy rights in Bulgaria are guaranteed by the constitution from 1991 with a revision in 2007.

Right to Privacy in Bulgaria


1. The privacy of citizens shall be inviolable. Everyone shall be entitled to protection against any unlawful interference in his private or family affairs and against encroachments on his honour, dignity and reputation.

2. No one shall be followed, photographed, filmed, recorded or subjected to any other similar activity without his knowledge or despite his express disapproval, except when such actions are permitted by law.


1. The freedom and confidentiality of correspondence and all other communications shall be inviolable.

2. Exceptions to this provision shall be allowed only with the permission of the judicial authorities for the purpose of discovering or preventing a grave crime.