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DZP provided strategic advisory to the Employers' Union of Innovative Pharmaceutical Companies INFARMA during legislative work on amendments to the Reimbursement Act. The introduction of the Reimbursement Act on 1 January 2012 had an enormous effect on the entire pharmaceutical sector. The new regulations on fixed prices and margins and numerous restrictions on the sale of reimbursed medicines changed the principles on which the sector operates.
Our advisory began at the bill drafting stage and continued through two material amendments that came into effect during 2012. We analysed these amendments in both legal and business terms and proposed amendments that would unify and tighten up the law. We also advised INFARMA members how to prepare for the changes, i.e. so that their operations would comply with the law and be effective from a business perspective.
The project was carried out by the Life Sciences Practice headed by Dr hab. Marcin Matczak. The work was co-ordinated by Tomasz Kaczyński and Michał Czarnuch.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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