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Transfer of personal data to the United States: Privacy Shield v Safe Harbour
Invalidation of the Safe Harbour decision created a gap in the system for transfer of data from Europe to the US. The question arose of how to evaluate the legality of existing data transfer practices based on Safe Harbour, and what rules to apply in the resulting vacuum.
Transfer of personal data to the United States: Privacy Shield v Safe Harbour
End of the Safe Harbour programme: What next?
The Court of Justice has issued a judgment invalidating the European Commission’s Safe Harbour decision. This means that participation in the Safe Harbour programme by US entities is no longer grounds for European companies to transfer personal data of EEA citizens to the United States.
End of the Safe Harbour programme: What next?
Drones and data protection
The increasing commercial use of drones raises legal aspects of the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles. In this article we focus on one of the most hotly debated legal issues related to drones: the use of drones in light of regulations on protection of personal data.
Drones and data protection
New Council of Europe recommendation on processing of employee’s personal data in light of new technologies
The new recommendation on processing of data for purposes of employment is designed to meet challenges posed by greater digitisation.
New Council of Europe recommendation on processing of employee’s personal data in light of new technologies
Protection of personal data in internal investigations
Poland’s data protection regulations do not directly address internal investigations, but that does not mean they do not apply. In fact they can play a major role in drawing the line between lawful and unlawful investigative measures.
Protection of personal data in internal investigations
The new EU data protection framework and medical research
The EU’s proposed General Data Protection Regulation has raised issues about the impact that new privacy protections may have on how clinical trials are conducted and information about patients is used for research purposes. Sylwia Paszek of Wardyński & Partners discussed concerns about the draft regulation in an interview by Simon Fuller.
The new EU data protection framework and medical research
Consultation concerning intended redundancies and personal date protection
When an employer consults with a trade union concerning the intention to lay off workers, it is easy to run afoul of data protection regulations.
Consultation concerning intended redundancies and personal date protection
How many real changes in the Personal Data Protection Act?
A banner was posted at the beginning of 2012 on the website of Poland’s Inspector General for Personal Data Protection—”Notice: Change of law!”
How many real changes in the Personal Data Protection Act?
New cookie regulations
Zgoda na instalację cookies – domyślna, świadoma czy wymagana każdorazowo? Zmiana dyrektywy o e-prywatności może przysporzyć sporo kłopotu polskiemu ustawodawcy.
New cookie regulations
Amendment of Personal Data Protection Act
The Polish Inspector General for Personal Data Protection will have authority to impose fines for failure to comply with data protection orders. The ability to withdraw consent to processing of personal data has also been clarified.
Amendment of Personal Data Protection Act
Confusion in personal data protection obligations in clinical trials
Even though a specific code of conduct and a structured process apply to clinical trials, there are lacking dedicated, specific regulations on protecting the personal data obtained in such trials.
Confusion in personal data protection obligations in clinical trials
Wojciech Wiewiórowski named new data protection chief
On 25 June 2010 the Polish Parliament appointed Wojciech Wiewiórowski to the position of Inspector General for Personal Data Protection. The term of the current inspector general, Michał Serzycki, ends on 13 July 2010.
Wojciech Wiewiórowski named new data protection chief