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Russia: Bill prohibiting compulsory collection of consumer data in connection with contracts

The State Parliament ('Duma') adopted, on 4 May 2022, Bill No. 1184356-7 On Amending Article 16 of the Law of the Russian Federation 'On the Protection of Consumer Rights'. In particular, the bill highlights the establishment of a prohibition on the seller to refuse to conclude, amend, terminate, or execute a contract in connection with the consumer's refusal to provide personal data.

The bill enters into effect on 1 September 2022.

You can read the bill, only available in Russian, here.