Rights of individuals within the Schengen Convention

Under Article 109 of Schengen Convention anyone has the right to have access to data entered in the SIS which relate to him.

The process of exercising the right to consult one's own personal data in Slovenia is regulated in accordance with the Personal data protection act (Article 30 and 31) and the Information commissioner act. The application is filed in writing or orally for the record, with the:

Police, Ministry of the Interior
Štefanova 2
1501 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Telephone: +386 1 428 40 00
Fax: +386 1 428 47 33
E-mail: gp.mnz(at)gov.si
The application may also be filled at all border crossing points, administrative units and Slovenian diplomatic and consular authorities abroad. The application is submitted to Police immediately.

Likewise the individual's right to consult personal data that relate to him may in Slovenia also be exceptionally restricted in accordance with the Article 36 of Personal data protection act by statute for reasons of protection of national sovereignty and national defence, protection of national security and the constitutional order of the state, security, political and economic interests of the state, the exercise of the responsibilities of the police, the prevention, discovery, detection, proving and prosecution of criminal offences and minor offences, the discovery and punishment of violations of ethical norms for certain professions, for monetary, budgetary or tax reasons, supervision of the police, and protection of the individual to whom the personal data relate, or the rights and freedoms of others. These restrictions may only be provided in the extent necessary to achieve the purpose for which the restriction was provided.

Information Commissioner is competent for deciding on the appeal of an individual when the request to consult personal data that relate to him was refused or the applicant was refused the answer to his application by the competent authority. (https://www.ip-rs.si/en/about/international-cooperation/sodelovanje-v-mednarodnih-delovnih-telesih/schengen/)