Privacy Advisor

Poland’s data protection outlook: A conversation with the DPA

Poland is in the process of amending its 13-year-old data protection law. Inspector General for Personal Data Protection (GIODO) Wojciech Rafał Wiewiórowski, who was elected last July, spoke with the Privacy Advisor about the data protection challenges facing Poland, including the speed at which technology develops and the struggle to keep pace legislatively. Wiewiórowski says he envisions Poland playing a leading role in the changes to EU data protection laws and discusses the key issues filling his schedule at present, including working with stakeholders and government on the future implementation of the smart grid and working with the direct marketing industry on a best practices code.

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