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.

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.