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A series of training courses for employees of the Chancellery of the Polish Sejm

Personal Data Protection Authority must be strong and independent

Meeting of DPAs from the Visegrad Group countries, 23.03.2017

Cooperation on online data protection between IAB Polska and GIODO, 7.03.2017

Meeting of the Experts Commission for the reform of personal data protection in the EU, 1.03.2017

Conference on the performance of DPO’s duties

GIODO’s Open Day in Dąbrowa Górnicza, 3.02.2017

Conference on Personal Data Protection in the Era of Changes, 31.01.2017

38th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners

Workshop on Protection of Social Security Data, 27-28.09.2016

Workshop on the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation

The European Handbook for Teaching Privacy and Data Protection at Schools

Statement of the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, 25.07.2016

Erasmus+ Project Meeting, 12.04.2016

Statement of the Article 29 Working Party on the opinion on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, 13.04.2016

GIODO concluded an agreement on cooperation with the University of Warsaw, 5.11.2015

GIODO positively evaluates new privacy protection instruments, 4.11.2015

Pan European Personal Data Breach Exercise

Conference finalising the PHAEDRA project, Cracow, 12.12.2014

Information on the amendment to the Act on Personal Data Protection

Wojciech Wiewiiórowski recalled from the position of GIODO, 18.12.2014

ECTA Regulatory Conference, 18-20 November 2014, Brussels

Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference, CPDP2014

Article 29 Data Protection Working Party's meeting with search engines

Wojciech Wiewiorowski has been reappointed for another four-year term

Art. 29 Data Protection Working Party's activities in connection with CJEU's Judgement in the Google Spain case

"The EU and its Judiciary – A Celebration of Judicial Synergy”

Net Attacks 2014, 24-25.03.2014

Handbook on European data protection law

Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference, CPDP2014

Results of the first PHAEDRA workshop

GIODO meeting with the Standing Committee of the Parliament of Baden-Württemberg

35th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners

Talks with insurance sector about reform of data protection.

Problems with the implementation of the preventive health care of students, 28 August 2012.

Impact of processing of spatial data on privacy of individuals, 16-17 August 2012

What kind of data could be delivered by Smart Power Meters?, 10 August 2012

Cloud computing is not dangerous but should be used wisely, 2.08.2012

Who is watching us?, 25 July 2012

Article 29 Working Party's Opinion on Cloud Computing,1.07.2012

Watch out for your identity card and the data it contains! 13.07.2012

14th meeting of the Central and Eastern Europe Data Protection Authorities

The INDECT project is like a gun, 19 April 2012

“Revision of the EU Data Protection Directive” conference in Cambridge

Meeting of the Berlin Group , 23-24 April 2012

Safe eShop 2012 competition resolved, 12.03.2012

We will gain more rights to decide on our personal data, 7.03.2012

EDPS Opinion on the data protection reform package, 7.03.2012

Which data on Internet activity may be collected by operators?, 21.02.2012

33rd International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, 1-3.11.2011

Case Handling Workshop

Electoral Guide

Visit of the Albanian DPAs delegation at the GIODO Bureau, 22-23.09.2011

Identity of Internet users should be determined by the Police, 22.07.2011

Workshop on Binding Corporate Rules, 15.06.2011

Press conference – how to educate children and youth on personal data protection?, 2.06.2011

We may object to data use for marketing purposes, 30.05.2011

Media interest in the amendments to Data Protection Act, 27.12.2010

Debate on the new approach to privacy protection, 16.12.2010

Council of Europe adopts recommendation on profiling and data protection - Press release - 892(2010)

Resolution No. 3 on personal data and privacy protection in the third millennium

Politicians do not ensure sufficient protection of voters’ data, 13.12.2010

Protection of personal data in cloud computing, 30.11.2010

How much control over the citizens is permissible?, 2.12.2010

In TVN CNBC Biznes on distribution of marketing materials, 1.12.2010

Press Release of the Article 29 Working Party of 19 November 2010

Press Release of the Article 29 Working Party of 15 November 2010

The Inspector General for Personal Data Protection becomes GPEN member

GIODO signed an agreement with University of Silesia in Katowice

“Głos Nauczycielski” asks about data protection in schools, 1.10.2010

Radio Eska asks about e-class registers, 13.09.2010 r.

Antyradio asks about the security of e-class registers, 13.09.2010 r.

Interview for “Medical Tribune”, 29.09.2010

About amending the Data Protection Act for lex.pl, 13.09.2010

A 60-minute interview on TOK FM radio on data protection on the Web, 8.09.2010

About the responsibility for data leaks – on TOK FM radio, 3.09.2010

Recording for POLSAT Television, 13 August 2010

TVP INFO asks about data protection on social networking sites, 11 August 2010

Interview for TVN24, 12 August 2010

TVN CNBC Biznes asks about the protection of entrepreneur data, 10 August 2010

With TV Biznes on employee control, 11 August 2010

GIODO will cooperate with Human Rights Defender (RPO)

GIODO’s study on the protection of personal data of children and teenagers

Opt-out is not sufficient

The new Inspector General has been approved by the Senate

"Computerworld" asks about the borders of privacy, 16 April 2010

Interview for TVP INFO, 25 March 2010

Interview on GIODO’s participation in EU projects, 22 March 2010

Personal data protection and privacy issues in education

The Judgment of the Court of Justice

Press meeting on effective education methods, 11 March 2010

For „Gazeta Prawna” daily on Google Street View, 4 March 2010

Interview for „IT w Administracji” („IT in Administration”) magazine, 23 February 2010

Agreement with the Internet industry, 28 January 2010

Announcement of the Data Protection Day on Radio Euro, 22 January 2010

For TVP Szczecin on the use of fingerprints by schools, 15 January 2010

Interview for lookr.tv television station on personal data processing conducted by social networking sites, 15 January 2010

„Panorama” asks when biometric data can be collected, 13 January 2010

For „Rzeczpospolita” daily on collection of employees’ personal data, 13 January 2010

For Radio RMF FM on national census 2011, 12 January 2010

Radio TOK FM asks about the protection of large databases, 30 December 2009

Radio PIN asks about the contents of identity cards, 29 December 2009

GIODO explained in TVP INFO which data could be collected by carriers, 29 December 2009

For Radio Zet on liquidation of ZUS (Social Insurance Institution) ID cards, 22 December 2009

For RMF FM on privacy of cell phone subscribers, 17 December 2009

Interview on ZUS (Social Insurance Institution) ID cards for the 3rd Programme of the Polish Radio, 8 December 2009

GIODO educates Nasza Klasa users, 24 November 2009

The Sejm adopted the Activity Report of GIODO for the years 2007/2008

„Gazeta Wyborcza” daily asks about data protection in the health service sector, 12 November 2009

31st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, 4-6 November 2009, Madrid

For the Polish Radio Euro on disclosure of personal data, 2 November 2009

On publication of IP number for lookr.tv TV station, 27 October 2009

Agreement between GIODO and Szkoła Wyższa Towarzystwa Wiedzy Powszechnej

GIODO signed the „Agreement for Online Safety of Children”

Discussion on sign in and out books, 22 October 2009

Radio Eska asks how to protect personal data on the Web, 22 October 2009

GIODO on Radio Dla Ciebie, 20 October 2009

GIODO advised the listeners on the Polish Radio how to prevent identity fraud, 15 September 2009

For TVN 24 on secure passwords, 15 September 2009

Let’s not tempt identity thieves

How to protect oneself against identity fraud

GIODO on Radio Kampus, 9 October 2009

First EDPS mandate concludes with substantial progress in data protection compliance

„Przewodnik Katolicki” („Catholic Review”) weekly asks how to protect personal data, 29 September 2009

Conference „Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online”, Warsaw 29-30.09.2009

GIODO for TVP, 25 September 2009

The Catholic Church and personal data protection

GIODO at TVN CNBC Biznes, 24 September 2009

For TOK FM Radio on personal data protection in the church, 23 September 2009

Press conference of GIODO and the Episcopate of Poland

Interview for „Przegląd Komunalny” magazine, 17 September 2009

Interview for Radio Gdańsk, 16 September 2009

Interview for Pomerania and Kujawy Radio, 10 September 2009

Interview for TVN24 on security on the Web, 9 September 2009

For Rado VOX on data security, 7 September 2009

Superstacja asks how to protect oneself against hackers, 7 September 2009

Polsat News interested in the publication of thieves’ photographs, 4 September 2009

Public consultation – new strategy for the European information society

For TVN24 on safeguarding correspondence, 3 September 2009

GIODO in the Polish Radio Rzeszów, 3 September 2009

For the Warsaw Television Courier on identity theft, 19 August 2009

The Polish Radio’s broadcast on the conduct of marketing companies, 18 August 2009

Telewizyjny Kurier Warszawski (Warsaw Television Courier) asks about adequate data protection, 18 August 2009

Eurodac: how to ensure the rights of asylum seekers to be observed in practice?

For TVP on the protection of banking accounts holders’ data, 10 August 2009

For Radio Eska on fine recovery, 10 August 2009

Polsat interested in banking secrecy, 10 August 2009

The Polish Radio asks about the activity of marketing companies, 6 August 2009

Consultation on the legal framework for the fundamental right to protection of personal data

GIODO in TVP Info programme „Morning Guest”, 3 August 2009

Interview for 3rd Programme of the Polish Radio

3rd Programme of the Polish Radio asks about sign in and out book, 29 July 2009

Interview for TVP News, 24 July 2009

More effective and efficient joint supervision by the national data protection authorities and the Joint Supervisory Body of Europol

Press Conference of the Inspector General for Personal Data Protection

Interview for TVP Warszawa, 7 July 2009

Scientific Conference on Internet Security, 16 June 2009

Interview for TVN Warszawa, 3 July 2009

On 12 June 2009 the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party adopted the Opinion 5/2009 on online social networking

71st plenary meeting of the Article 29 Working Party

Meeting of Personal Data Protection Commissioners from Central and Eastern European Countries, June 2-4 2009

GIODO initiated proceedings against ZTM

Interview for TVN Warszawa, June 10th 2009

Superstacja TV asks about the collection of data by the Credit Information Bureau, June 10th 2009

The employees of GIODO Bureau shall increase their qualifications

Interview for TVN CNBC on verification of clients’ creditworthiness by banks, June 9th 2009

Interview for „Serwis Prawno-Pracowniczy” weekly, 5 June 2009

Interview for TVN Warszawa on the privacy of passengers, 2 June 2009

„Trybuna” daily wishes to know whether we are at risk of excessive surveillance, 29 May 2009

Passengers’ data protection discussed in Radio dla Ciebie, 29 May 2009

Antyradio about GIODO’s stand on the collection of passengers’ data, 28 May 2009

Interview for TVN 24 on privacy protection, 28 May 2009

Eska Rock checks the borders of privacy, 28 May 2009

POLSAT interested in GIODO’s reservations about installing camera in alcohol stores, 28 May 2009

GIODO warned against false officers in the Polish Radio, 28 May 2009

Interview for TOK FM radio, 28 May 2009

Comment on personal data protection on the Internet for Polsat News

TVN Warszawa asks about individual travelcard

Winners of GIODO’s competition for the best MA thesis announced

GIODO being a guest at the Conference of the Association of Polish Electrical Engineers

Interview for „Bank” monthly, 21 May 2009

Interview for RMF FM, 15 May 2009

Media ask about „Google Street View”, 15 May 2009

The Polish Radio interested in personal data protection by employers, 15 May 2009

Interview for TOK FM, 15 May 2009

GIODO being a guest of Trójka radio, 14 May 2009

Interview for TVN CNBC Biznes, 14 May 2009

Interview for Radio Eska, 18 May 2009

Information on job vacancies at the EDPS

Interview for the Polish Radio on the collection of passengers’ data, 19 May 2009

Interview and call duty in „Coffee or tea” programme, 13 May 2009

Welcome to the new GIODO website

On May 4th 2009 the website of the Inspector General for Personal Data Protection changes its layout.

March 11th, 2009 - The impact of new technology on our privacy

3rd Data Protection Day - 28 January 2009

Guidelines for social networking sites’ users

New publication for the banking sector

Simplification in the registration of personal data filing systems

The Inspector General for Personal Data Protection is a candidate for a European prize

eduGIODO e-learning platform launched

European Commission issued a Decision

Spring Conference of the European Privacy and Data Protection Authorities, Rome, 17-18 April 2008

The Inspector General’s press conference on the Schengen Information System.

Meeting with the Inspector General (30 January 2008, Brussels)


OPEN DAY in the Bureau of the Inspector General

Right to privacy in surveillance society

(Zadar, 4-6 June 2007)

Press release of the Data Protection Agency of the Region of Madrid

Passenger name record data

EUROPOL - press statement


Archive Files

Companies can keep sign in and out books

Judgment of the Voivodeship Administrative Court in the case of the decision of the Inspector General for Personal Data Protection concerning the Institute of National Remembrance

The prize for the best practices concerning the protection of personal data in public administration

Conference: „Public Security and Personal Data Protection”

Directive 2006/24/EC