Spolek pro ochranu Osobních údaju
The Association for the Protection of Personal Data is the largest association of professionals involved in the processing and protection of personal data in business, local government and public administration in the Czech Republic. It is also a professional organization of Data protection officers in the Czech Republic. The association was founded in 2014 and currently has over 250 members.
Vladan Rámiš, Dominik Vítek (Secretary for International Relations)
Date of incorporation
14th October 2014
Topics / Working Groups
- for DPOs
- for the processing of personal data in health care and pharmacy
- GDPR Impacts on Innovative Sector
- for the Media Sector and Journalists
- Privacy in the Financial Sector
- Direct Marketing and Internet Advertising
- for Cybersecurity
- for electronic communications
- for universities and high schools
News from Spolek pro ochranu Osobních údaju
Save the Date: 7th conference of the Czech Data Protection Association in Prague
2023Ideas that drive our digital world The Czech Data Protection Association will host an EFDPO panel discussion at their 7th annual Data conference in Prague. More information coming soon.EFDPO PanelThe program of the EFDPO panel will be published here later on....
DPO of the Year in the Czech Republic
For the fifth time, the Czech Data Protection Assiciation has chosen the best Data Protection Officers appointed under the GDPR. This time, it selected the best and most active of them for the year 2022. The awards were presented at a ceremony held on 25 May 2023 in Prague.
New Czech Metodology on CCTV systems
The Czech Office for Personal Data Protection has launched a public consultation on the material „Methodology for the design and operation of CCTV systems in terms of processing and protection of personal data“.
The President of the Czech Data Protection Authority confirms the fine on the Czech Ministry of the Interior
A fine of CZK 975,000 (39.000 EUR) has been imposed on the Czech Ministry of the Interior for the widespread processing of data on persons who have been ordered to be isolated due to proven COVID-19 disease.
Czech methodology for legislative DPIA
The Czech Data Protection Authority has drafted a “Methodological Recommendation for Legislative Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)”.
The Transfer of Personal Data Outside The Eu Is An Important Topic For Many European Companies And Institutions
Some experts in the field of personal data protection are concerned about excessive restrictions on the free flow of personal data, especially between democratic countries, including the EU and the USA, but at the same time agree that excessive benevolence in the transfer of personal data outside the EU is not appropriate.
Members only: Free online discussion session
The Future of Data Protection in a Time of Restriction on Data Transfers Will the world be divided
The Czech Data Protection Authority has published its plan of audits for 2023
The Czech DPA (The Office for Personal Data Protection) published its audit plan for 2023.
EFDPO as guest at conference in Prague
On 6 October 2022, the traditional autumn conference of the Association for Personal Data Protection dedicated to the issue of personal data processing “GDPR 2022” was held in Prague for the sixth time.
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.