First penalty imposed on a public entity for GDPR infringement (POLAND)

The President of the Personal Data Protection Office imposed the first penalty for GDPR violation on a public entity – the Mayor of Aleksandrów Kujawski. The Mayor has to pay PLN40,000 fine and remedy the infringement within 60 days. The main reasons for this decision was failure to enter into data processing agreements and storage of certain data, including asset declarations, longer than is allowed under the law.

#madeinwroclaw 2019

#madeinwroclaw is an annual event bringing together Wrocław business leaders. This year (17 October 2019) three of our Clients delivered presentations at the Convention Centre of the Centennial Hall and many interesting thoughts were raised about the Wrocław IT market: is it already a “Silicone Valley”, what are its main challenges, what are its strengths. We've compiled the most interesting comments for you.

Employee alcohol testing and GDPR (Poland)

Employers have no right to alcohol test their employees on their own, and that includes random testing – this is the position of the President of the Personal Data Protection Office (UODO) in response to the amendment of the Labour Code that became effective on 4 May 2019.

What GDPR compliance means for my business?

Whether you’re manufacturing robots, offering consulting, creating events, or, as a matter of fact, conducting any business which you want to expand to the EU, you must’ve stumbled upon GDPR compliance. It may be confusing at first, especially if in your jurisdiction personal data protection is not a hot topic. Please read this post to understand what GDPR is and whether you need to take it under consideration.