Privacy rights in Kazakhstan

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Privacy rights in Kazakhstan are guaranteed by the constitution from 1995 with a revision in 2011.

Right to Privacy in Kazakhstan

ARTICLE 18

1. Everyone shall have the right to inviolability of private life, personal or family secrets, protection of honor and dignity.

2. Everyone shall have the right to confidentiality of personal deposits and savings, correspondence, telephone conversations, postal, telegraph and other messages. Limitation of this right shall be permitted only in the cases and according to the procedure directly established by law.

3. State bodies, public associations, officials, and the mass media must provide every citizen with the possibility to obtain access to documents, decisions and other sources of information concerning his rights and interests.