Protection of Personal Data in Tunisia

The legal framework for the protection of personal data in Tunisia is composed of texts originating from various sources.

The Constitution

Article 30 of the 2020 Constitution

“The State protects privacy, the inviolability of the home, and the confidentiality of correspondence, communications, and personal data.”

The Convention 108 of the Council of Europe

Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (STE No. 108) Opened for signature on January 28, 1981, the Convention was the first binding international legal instrument in the field of data protection.

Legislative and regulatory texts

Organic Law No. 2004-63 dated July 27, 2004, concerning the protection of personal data.
Decree No. 2007-3003 of November 27, 2007 establishing the operating procedures of the national personal data protection authority..
Decree No. 2007-3004 of November 27, 2007 establishing the conditions and procedures for declaration and authorization for the processing of personal data..