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Estonia - Estonian National Communications Board

Anti-spam rules in Estonia are incorporated in the Information Society Service Act, which entered into force on 1 May 2004. Its provisions have been harmonized with the Directive on electronic commerce 2000/31/EC and it complies with Directive 2002/58/EC.
The supervision of compliance with the requirements provided for in this Act regarding the information that must be provided concerning service providers, for commercial communications and transmission, shall be exercised by the Communications Board and the Data Protection Inspectorate, within the limits of their competence.
The Estonian National Communications Board (ENCB) is a government agency established by law, which operates within the governmental area of the Ministry of Economic Affairs; it has a directing function, exercises state supervision and applies the enforcement powers of the state on the basis of, and to the extent prescribed by, the law. The main tasks of the ENCB include the promotion of business competition in the fields of telecommunication and postal services; ensuring the quality of telecommunications and postal services through regulation; planning and ensuring the rational use of the limited resources (radio frequencies and numbering); and performing surveillance of the companies operating in the fields of telecommunications and postal services. The main activities of ENCB proceed from different legislative acts: Telecommunications Act, Postal Act, Cable Distribution Act, Digital Signatures Act and Broadcasting Act.
Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate (EDPI) is a government agency established by law, which operates within the governmental area of the Ministry of the Interior. The data protection supervision authority shall monitor observance of the requirements of Personal Data Protection Act and legislation established on the basis thereof.

The Court has the final decision in conviction.

Competent Authority
Estonian National Communications Board (ENCB)
Estionian Data Protection Inspectorate
Regime: Opt-in
Contact person 
Estonian National Communications Board (ENCB)

.: + 372 693  1154
Fax: +
+372 693 1155
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