GDPR removes the obligation of registration of personal data filing systems
Along with the beginning of application of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018, the obligation to notify personal data filing systems to registration shall terminate. This means that from that date personal data filing notifications, notifications of changes in the personal data filing system and requests for striking off in the register do not have to be sent to the Inspector General for Personal Data Protection.
UODO President’s letter
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
Today on 25 May 2018, we begin to apply the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, that is the GDPR. Thus the two-year’s long adjustment period, in which everyone obliged to apply its provisions should start acting in a way fully compliant with those provisions, terminates. This day is a perfect occasion to share with you some reflections on the future of the Polish personal data protection system.
Conference on legal aspects of personal data protection in cyber space
The co-organisers of the Conference were the President of the Personal Data Protection Office and the European Law Students’ Association ELSA Poznań. During the event, the representatives of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, the University of Groningen, the European Commission, as well as legal offices presented selected personal data protection issues in the new legal order implemented by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applied as of 25 May 2018.
9th edition of Poland wide programme „Your data – your concern"
The Personal Data Protection Office’s Poland wide educational programme ,,Your data – your concern…”, launched in 2009 each year gathers more and more institutions. Also this year we will try to meet the growing demand for knowledge on personal data protection at educational institutions, both among teachers and students. The Personal Data Protection Office provides educational materials and specialised training for schools that will apply for the participation in this initiative.
10 tips on how to exercise the rights guaranteed by the GDPR
10 tips on how to exercise the rights guaranteed by the GDPR - experience from the first half of the year.
Based on the experience of the first six months of the application of the GDPR, the Personal Data Protection Office prepared 10 tips on how to use the rights guaranteed by the Regulation.
10 tips for data controllers - how to apply the GDPR
10 tips for data controllers - how to apply the GDPR - experience from the first half of the year.
After complaints, questions and incoming signals analysis, the Personal Data Protection Office prepared 10 tips for data controllers in order to help them to apply the GDPR rules on a daily basis.
The President of UODO explains how to transfer personal data from Poland to the UK in case of Brexit
In connection with high likelihood of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union without concluding international agreement regulating this issue, the President of the Personal Data Protection Office explained at press briefing on 17 January 2019 what would be the consequences thereof for the Polish data controllers and processors. She also gave advice on how to prepare properly for this.
GDPR - half-year balance
The change in the approach to personal data management, the organization of activities in this area, the increasing use of rights which are guaranteed by the GDPR are just a few examples of benefits that result from the application of the new law.