Privacy rights in Vietnam

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Privacy rights in Vietnam are guaranteed by the constitution from 1992 with a revision in 2013.

Right to Privacy in Vietnam

CHAPTER II ARTICLE 21

1.Every one is entitled to the inviolability of personal privacy, personal secrecy and familial secrecy; and has the right to protect his or her honor and prestige. Information regarding personal privacy, personal secret and familial secrecy is safely protected by the law.

2.Every one enjoys the secrecy of correspondence, telephone, and telegrams, and other forms of exchange of personal information.

3.No one is allowed to open, control, and confiscate contrast to the statute other’s correspondence, telephone, telegrams, and other forms of exchange of personal information.

CHAPTER II ARTICLE 22

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2.Everyone is entitled to the inviolability of his domicile. No one is allowed to enter the domicile of another person without his consent.

3.Domiciliary searches shall be provided by the statute.