Spolek pro ochranu Osobních údaju

Czech Republic

About

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.

Key Facts

Chairman
Vladan Rámiš

Contact Person
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

Club evening with Jaroslav Hora

Club evening with Jaroslav Hora

On April 26, 2022, the Czech Data Protection Association organized a “club evening” with the Data Protection Officer of the Czech Statistical Office, Mr. Jaroslav Hora. The discussion concerned his experience with personal data processing in the state statistical...

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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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Opinion on the change in the regulation of cookies

Opinion on the change in the regulation of cookies

In the Czech Republic, the Electronic Communications Act was amended with effect from 1 January 2022. This change introduced the opt-in principle for cookies and other similar network identifiers, which corresponds to the text of the ePrivacy Directive. Following...

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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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Members

Effective members

EFDPO Austria
EFDPO French Polynesia member
EFDPO Liechtenstein
EFDPO Switzerland member
EFDPO Czech Republic
EFDPO Greece
EFDPO Portugal
EFDPO France
EFDPO Germany
EFDPO Slovakia

Associate members

EFDPO Brazil member
EFDPO Croatia member

Effective members

Austria

Austria

Czech Republic

Czech Republic

France

France

French Polynesia

French Polynesia

Germany

Germany

Greece

Greece

Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein

Portugal

Portugal

Slovakia

Slovakia

Switzerland

Switzerland

Associate members

Brazil

Brazil

Croatia

Croatia