Italy became member of the Council of Europe on 5 May 1949. It is a founder member of the Organisation.

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Convention 108 Signed 02/02/83
  Ratified 29/03/97
National Constitution   The Consitution
Amendments
(Source: website of the Senate of the Republic of Italy)
Specific National Legislation   Data protection Code - Legislative Decree no. 196/2003
Enacted   01/01/2004
Scope Manual Processing Yes

 
Non Natural person No

 
Public or private sector Both
Registration or Notification   Some data
Special Authorisation for Exportation   Some data
Data Protection Authority   Garante per la protezione dei dati personali
Piazza Monte Citorio, n. 121 I - 00186 ROMA
Tel: 39 06 69 67 71 / Fax: 39 06 69 67 77 15
Email: garante@garanteprivacy.it
Website: http://www.garanteprivacy.it/garante/navig/jsp/index.jsp