General Data Protection Regulation is around the corner - 25 May 2018.
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.
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 | 25.04.2018 Data Protection Officer (DPO). Law and technology. Comprehensive course – autumn edition. The course syllabus is divided into modules to provide necessary knowledge in the areas of DPO activity.
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.
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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