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  • Much can be rectified if the controller is honest
    27.11. 2018 – Mr Josef Prokeš, the office´s administration section director, spoke at the conference “GDPR - 180 days after” organized in Prague by the Association for personal data protection (Spolek pro ochranu osobních údajů) and the Microsoft corporation. Mr Prokeš offered first experience with the GDPR from the authority´s point of vantage. His presentation can bear the motto “Much can be rectified if the controller is honest”.
  • Office´s findings about the GDPR application
    12. 11. 2018 – The Office for Personal Data Protection shared publicly its findings and experience relating to the GDPR application. Mrs Miroslava Matoušová, senior counsel for government affairs, offered this information at the Czech Compliance Association conference last week in Prague.
  • Human beings and their rights shall be priority also in digital era
    8. 11. 2018 – The 40th edition of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners took place in Brussels, Belgium end of October. Digital ethics and human values were the core theme on which the participants concluded they shall be maintained even in present era distinguished by the rapidly evolving digital technologies.
  • Investigation does not necessarily mean sanction
    25. 9. 2018 - A series of GDPR-related seminars targeted at businesses have been prepared for the months of September and October, all of them under participation of the office´s experts. One of the events have already taken place most recently in the city of Pilsen.
  • The Office hosted seminars for DPOs
    30. 7. 2018 – The Office for Personal Data Protection organized two events for data protection officers offering a unique possibility to exchange first work experience.
  • FRA handbook on data protection legislation in Europe
    29. 5. 2018 – The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights published a new handbook offering overview of the data protection legal frameworks in Europe including important case law.
  • GDPR – stronger protection of data is here
    25. 5. 2018 – The General Data Protection Regulation known as the GDPR is effective as of today. The regulation has brought improved and more effective protection for personal data of citizens across the European Union. In the Czech Republic, the body overseeing compliance is the Office for Personal Data Protection that continuously extends its awareness raising activities among public.

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