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Cities trapped by GDPR

Cities trapped by GDPR

Cities and municipalities in the Czech Republic have approached the obligations arising from the right to the protection of personal data differently. If we look away from those who have only formally secured DPOs position and rely on the absence of fines, we come to a smaller group of those with an honest approach and a genuine effort to secure a range of responsibilities. But they often fail in many situations.

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Statement of the the Czech Data Protection Association on the implications of the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation 

Statement of the the Czech Data Protection Association on the implications of the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation 

The Czech Data Protection Association is an organization gathering the data protection officers and experts focused on privacy and personal data processing issues in the Czech Republic. As an organisation as well as a group of citizens of the Czech Republic, we cannot ignore the violations of international law and the associated systematic disregard of human rights that are taking place in the context of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.

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Workshop GDPR & Whistleblowing in Prague

Workshop GDPR & Whistleblowing in Prague

The Czech Data Protection Association organized on 14 January 2022 – in cooperation with the Czech Union of In-House Lawyers – an online workshop on topic of personal data processing in the context of the whistleblowing. 

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Decision of Czech Supreme Administrative Court regarding data breach

Decision of Czech Supreme Administrative Court regarding data breach

In its judgment No.1 As 238/2021 from 11.11.2021, the Czech Supreme Administrative Court dealt with a question whether or not liability for data breach is absolute under Czech law. Although the case was considered under the rules of old Directive 95/46/EC, the court held that these conclusions can also apply to the GDPR.

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