On June 24, 2017, the Decree of the Ministry of Interior for the Determination of Personal Data Processing for Police Purposes in Implementation of Article 53.3 of Legislative Decree no. 196/200 was published in the Official Gazette no. 145 3.
The decree considers data processing operations performed by police forces, including the management of major databases. From the letter of the decree, we understand that it will be possible to determine which databases will be managed by the police and how, what operations are going to be carried out on such data and the relevant retention periods. Moreover, it will be possible to find out who the data controllers are, in order to contact them for information and to exercise data protection rights (link).