The “Blagosloveni / Beati” Foundation was born at the end of 2018, but there is a team of experts with many years of experience behind it. The lawyers, psychologists, pediatrician, translators and technical assistant have a long-standing practice with the legal servicing of the international adoption procedure in Bulgaria, the representation before the Bulgarian court and the accompanying of candidate adopters. Our specialists will be with you from the moment of assignment of representation in Bulgaria until the moment you leave the country with the adopted child.
In 2019 The “Blagosloveni / Beati” Foundation received accreditation from the Ministry of Justice with No 171/21.05.2019 and has the right to mediate in the implementation of international adoptions for the following countries: Austria, Italy, USA, Canada, Greece and Cyprus. More information about the specifics of the adoption process in these different countries can be found here.
1. In the performance of his/her duties each employee of the Foundation is obliged to:
The employees of the Foundation have the obligation to strive constantly to increase their professional qualifications and personal competence, to be informed of changes in regulations related to their activity, increase their knowledge and skills required for the performance of their position through various forms of training and self education, to develop the level of professionalism in the performance of duties.
III. Principles of operation
Working in the Foundation shall be guided by the following principles:
IV. Final provisions
These ethical principles and rules of conduct for mediation activities in intercountry adoptions are mandatory for the employees of the Foundation "Blagosloveni / Beati" and are adopted by the Chairman at 1st of December 2018.
A new Data Protection Regulation, adopted by the European Union entered into force on 25 May 2018. The regulation aims to ensure the protection of data of individuals from all EU Member States and to harmonize the regulations for their processing.
As a data administrator, Foundation Blagosloveni meets all the requirements of the new regulation by collecting data of the persons insofar as they are necessary for the provision of the service and keeping them in a responsible and lawful manner.
The Foundation "Beati" operates in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act and Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.
Art. 1. (1) Foundation Blagosloveni collects and processes personal data you provide us about our mediation activity in international adoption procedures with a view to:
(2) The Foundation "Beati" respects the following principles when processing your personal data:
(2) 1. The Foundation "Beati" does not carry out automated decision making with data.
Art. 3. The collected personal data for you is kept for 5 years from the end of the court case and the receiving of the 4 post-adoption reports in accordance with the principle of good case law.
Art. 4. If you do not wish all or part of your personal data to continue to be processed by the Foundation “Beati” for any or all processing purposes, you may at any time withdraw your consent to processing by filling in an online form or by request in free text, as long as this does not contradict the current legislative framework regulating the adoption activity.
Art. 5. (1) You have the right to request and obtain from the Foundation “Beati” a confirmation that personal data relating to you is being processed.
(2) You have the right to access the data related to you, as well as information relating to the collection, processing and storage of your personal data.
(3) Foundation Blagosloveni grants you, upon request, a copy of the processed personal data relating to you in electronic or other appropriate form.
Art. 6. You may correct or fill in inaccurate or incomplete personal data related to you by requesting to the Foundation “Beati”.
Art. 7. (1) You have the right to ask the Foundation "Beati" to delete the personal data related to you, and the Foundation "Beati" has the obligation to delete them without undue delay when there are any of the following reasons:
(2) Foundation "Beati" is not obliged to delete the personal data if it keeps and processes them:
(3) In order to exercise your right "to be forgotten", you should submit a written request to the Foundation "Beati" and certify your identity and identity with the person to whom the data relate by presenting your personal card for identification purposes.
(4) The Foundation "Beati" does not erase the data that it has a legal obligation to store, including for protection against claims against it or proof of its rights.
Art. 8. You may request the Foundation Blagosloveni to restrict the processing of related data when:
Art. 9. You may request the Foundation "Beati" to inform you of all recipients to whom the personal data for which correction, deletion, or limitation of the processing was requested has been disclosed. The Foundation may refuse to provide this information if this would be impossible or would require disproportionate efforts.
Art. 10. You may at any time object to the processing of personal data by the Foundation "Beati" which apply to you, including if it is being processed for profiling or direct marketing purposes.
Art. 11. (1) If the Foundation "Beati" establishes a breach of the security of your personal data, which may pose a high risk to your rights and freedoms, we shall notify you without undue delay of the violation as well as of the measures taken or to be taken to be taken.
(2) The Foundation "Beati" is not obliged to notify you if:
Art. 12. The administrator shall submit data to state bodies such as the Ministry of Justice - Central Authority within the meaning of Article 6 of the Hague Convention, Court, Prosecutor's Office, Prosecutor's Office and other revising authorities - upon requesting due details of the implementation of their powers.
Art. 13. In case of violation of your rights under the above or applicable data protection laws, you have the right to file a complaint with the Personal Data Protection Commission.
Art. 14. You may exercise all of your rights to protect your personal data through the forms enclosed with this information. Of course, these forms are not mandatory and you can make your claim in any form that contains a statement about it and identifies you as the data holder.
Art. 15. If the consent relates to a transfer, the Administrator shall describe the possible risks for the transfer of data to third countries in the absence of a decision on adequate protection and appropriate remedies.