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  • Fake camera is not in breach of the GDPR, yet the installation can be sanctioned
    Prague, 10 May 2022 – The Office for Personal Data Protection (OPDP) investigated into a complaint concerning installation of a video surveillance system for staff monitoring. The on-spot inspection revealed that the system is not functional but only a fake device not breaching the GDPR. However, as such installation might be regarded to be at variance with labour law regulations, the OPDP passed the matter on to the competent labour inspectorate.
  • Statement on the reservation system for COVID-19 vaccination
    2. 3. 2021 – The Office for Personal Data Protection has initiated an inspection at a private supplier of the online vaccination reservation system operated through the platform https://reservatic.com/ockovani. This step was made on the basis of numerous complaints as well as of certain media information revealing serious concerns as to the breach of the data protection law in the course of the processing operations related to this central online reservation for the COVID-19 vaccination.
  • The Office investigates into the transmission of structured data of people in quarantine to the police
    2. 3. 2021 – The Office for Personal Data Protection has launched an investigation into the transmission of data relating to quarantined persons to the Police of the Czech Republic.
  • Visitors reservation systems used by public institutions shall process minimum of client data
    23. 12. 2020 – Public institutions must explain the purposes for which they require specific personal data from citizens applying for a visit and why they process these data in a given manner. They also must justify why they used private outsourced supplier. The Office for Personal Data Protection draws attention to this issue on the basis of its investigations.
  • Cybersecurity is a matter of our own responsibility first and foremost
    23. 10. 2020 – The prestigious international conference IS2 – Information Security Summit – took place under the auspices of the Office for Personal Data Protection. Mr Jiří Kaucký, the office´s president, presented his greetings whereby he summed up the dangers that from the data protection perspective the cyberspace brings implies and outlined possibilities how to avoid them.
  • I want an independent authority that will be a partner for the public and private sectors
    9. 10. 2020 – The president of the Office for Personal Data Protection, Mr Jiří Kaucký, held a speech at the international conference “GDPR 2020“. He presented the current priorities and goals to be pursued.
  • Highest ever fine imposed by the office for spam
    25. 9. 2020 – The office has fined a used car dealer CZK 6 million for repeated sending of unsolicited commercial communications. It is the highest fine the office imposed for this kind of breach.
 

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