The Data State Inspectorate (Datu valsts inspekcija, "DVI") is the national Data Protection Authority for Latvia and was established in 2001. It resides in Riga and is in charge of enforcing GDPR in Latvia. The DVI is functionally independent institution. Besides GDPR, the regulation of the operation of The DVI is determined in a national law, i.e., Personal Data Processing Law. The Personal Data Processing Law is divided into nine chapters with 39 sections.