LEGAL REGULATION OF PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION ON THE INTERNET IN THE CONTEXT OF UKRAINE'S INTEGRATION INTO THE GLOBAL INFORMATION SPACE

  • D. M. Rusak Associate Professor at the Department of World Economy and International Economic Relations of Institute of International Relations of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University
  • I. R. Berezovska Assistant of Professor at the Department of Administrative and Financial Law at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Abstract

Abstract. Using information as an inexhaustible resource of development with the latest
events in information and communication technologies initiated the formation of Worldwide Information
Space which reveals the humanity unlimited possibilities. All leading countries seek
to secure for themselves a leading position in the global information space that explains the
growing dependence of the place of the state on the world arena from the development of national
information society.
Today, when we talk about information and its freedom, first of all, it is necessary to talk
about the opportunities offered by the Internet. In the context of active use of the global information
environment Ukraine faces new issues of legislative regulation of information relations
which arise in the human – Internet system. One of the negative effects of development ICT in
various spheres of social life is infringement of individual rights, which is manifested in the illegal
collection, use and distribution of personal information, including in the Internet, and the
lack of adequate legal regulation of personal data protection increases the number of offenses
in this area.
The article reviews the legal regulation of personal data on the Internet in the context of information
society’s economy. The international experience in this field is analyzed. The basic prerequisites
for Ukraine's integration into the global information space are determined.
Key words: personal data; protection of personal data; database of personal data; Internet,
information space, information society.

Author Biographies

D. M. Rusak, Associate Professor at the Department of World Economy and International Economic Relations of Institute of International Relations of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University
Candidate of economics
I. R. Berezovska, Assistant of Professor at the Department of Administrative and Financial Law at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
Candidate of law
Published
2015-11-10