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DZP is one of only a handful of law firms in Poland having a specialist Data Privacy Team.
Our Data Privacy Team experts have extensive experience gained over the 20 years since personal data protection rules were introduced in Poland in 1997. The team head, Dr Bartosz Marcinkowski, also deals with data protection topics academically and has gained a doctorate in the field.
Our lawyers closely monitor legislation and developing data protection practice in Poland, the European Union and non-EU countries. They have also participated in creating best data protection practices (e.g. codes for the medical, automotive and financial sectors) and taken part in the public debate over personal data protection in Poland.
DZP's Data Privacy Team is one of the first in Poland to offer advice on implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The team advises leading domestic and foreign businesses in the following sectors:
The Data Privacy Team has experience in:
DZP cooperates on GDPR projects with IT/technology sector leaders to provide clients with a full-range implementation service.
Deals corner | 09.09.2021 The Law Firm DZP advised Zakłady Włókien Chemicznych “Stilon” S.A. upon the sale of all its shares to the Spanish textile group Anglés Textil S.A.
News | 15.04.2021 A new edition of the Legal 500 EMEA publication and ranking has just been published. We are pleased to inform you that our law firm and experts were recognised again.
Event | 13.10.2020 On 13 October, we invite you to the webinar organised by DZP in cooperation with Scandinavian-Polish Chamber of Commerce. The meeting will be led by Dr Bartosz Marcinkowski.
Publication | 21.07.2020 On 16 July 2020, the highest European court – the Court of Justice of the EU (the CJEU) dealt a significant blow to the instruments identified to improve the transfer of data outside the EU.
News | 16.07.2020 The CJEU found that, as a mechanism for the lawful transfer of personal data from Europe to the US, the Privacy Shield is invalid. Wherever you apply this mechanism, the approach must therefore be corrected.
Event | 27.04.2020 Due to the situation caused by the COVID-19 virus, the organizers took the decision to postpone the meeting. The new term of this event will be announced soon.
News | 12.03.2020 Due to the scale and scope of the problems and the uniqueness of the situation, we have opened telephone lines and an e-mail address. Please contact us with any questions, or legal or business concerns related to this situation.
News | 15.05.2019 Today, once again as part of our partnership with the Kozminski University, workshops for students of the "Innovation Management" specialization took place.
Event | 14.06.2018 Chambers General Counsel Seminar "A Practical Perspective of the GDPR: Main Challenges and Ongoing Compliance", 14 June 2018, London. Dr Bartosz Marcinkowski will take part in panel session and discuss main compliance issues arising from the GDPR.
Event | 24.05.2018 DZP in cooperation with Microsoft and Chambers of Commerce: BPCC, SPCC, PHIG, PPCC, CCIP, invite to the seminar "GDPR (RODO) last minute", Thursday 24 May, 9.00-11.30 at DZP's office, Rondo ONZ 1, Warsaw.
News | 30.06.2017 On 27 June Bartosz Marcinkowski obtained his doctorate in law. The dissertation was written at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński Warsaw University Faculty of Law and Administration.
Event | 28.06.2017 Last week Bartosz Marcinkowski was participating in the Countdown to the GDPR: Mitigating the Potential Risk semminar, organised by Chambers and Partners in association with Meritas.
Event | 22.06.2017 We are pleased to announce details of the Countdown to the GDPR: Mitigating the Potential Risk semminar,organised by Chambers and Partners in association with Meritas.
Publication | 24.05.2017 The view established in EU Member States assumes that the level of personal data protection in EU Member States (and the EU as such) is much higher than that provided by the US legal system.
News | 24.03.2017 Yesterday evening Polityka Insight announced the results of its second Ranking of Regulatory Law Firms. We are pleased to inform you that DZP has been distinguished in 5 out of 6 categories.
News | 13.03.2017 This change takes data processing to an entirely different risk level and processing in compliance with personal data protection regulations will become even more essential for enterprises.
Alert | 12.07.2016 On 12 July 2016 the European Commission took a decision to implement an agreement between the United States and the European Union on the transfer of personal data to the USA ("Privacy Shield”).
Alert | 05.04.2016 On 14 April 2016 the European Parliament finally adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect in two years' time, i.e. in May 2018.
Alert | 20.02.2016 At the beginning of February the European Commission and the United States announced that they had agreed on a new framework for transatlantic personal data flows between the EU and the USA.
Alert | 13.02.2016 The work on the new EU General Data Protection Regulation is coming to an end. We expect the official text of the GDPR to be adopted by the European Parliament at the turn of March and April 2016.
News | 28.01.2014 The EU's Fundamental Rights Agency has published a report on a survey of personal data protection remedies. The survey indicates the most important problems with bringing claims for infringement of personal data in the EU.
Publication | 05.01.2014 Technological advances make it ever more important to safeguard the right to personal data, which is enshrined in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.
Publication | 01.12.2013 Data Protection has been gaining importance amongst the several fields of legislation that have an impact on the core activities of any kind of business and corporation.
Publication | 15.06.2013 In this Article, I will examine a phenomenon that I refer to as the privacy paradox (or paradoxes, as I identify several of them). This phenomenon appears in the Euro-Atlantic discussion on privacy and personal data protection.
Publication | 14.03.2013 The latest reports about a data “leak” of some sixteen million land and mortgage register records raised some justified concerns and evoked a response from wide circles.
Deals corner | 30.04.2011 DZP is supporting the Main Road Transport Inspectorate with implementation of a project entitled "Development of an automatic traffic monitoring system (construction of an automatic traffic monitoring system control centre)".
From 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies in Poland and other European Union countries. We would therefore like to give you several details on the subject of how DZP processes personal data.
The administrator of the personal data is Domański Zakrzewski Palinka Sp.k. (“DZP”; address: Rondo ONZ 1, 00-124 Warszawa). Data are processed for contact purposes and to impart information on changes to provisions and authority practices and on other issues, including events concerning day-to-day legal, economic and cultural issues, inter alia, by sending DZP newsletters. The above is carried out on the basis of legitimate interests, i.e. in accordance with art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. Data can also be processed where necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract and for compliance with a legal obligation to which DZP is subject, i.e. pursuant to art. 6(1)(b) and (c) of the GDPR. Data can be transferred to entities with whose help DZP achieves the indicated aims, including entities maintaining IT infrastructure. Giving data is voluntary and in contractual relations is a requirement for concluding and performing a contract. It is possible to object to data processing, request access to, rectification and erasure of personal data or restriction of processing and data portability. Data are kept until an objection is made, and in contractual relations – throughout the term of the contract and thereafter for a period specified in provisions on archiving and limitations period for claims. Anyone has the right to file a complaint with the President of the Personal Data Protection Office. Questions concerning privacy at DZP can be sent to DZP’s Data Protection Inspector, Macieja Maciejewskiego, at: email@example.com.
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