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Wierzbowski Eversheds hosts 25th International Conference Privacy Officers Network organized by Privacy and Laws & Business

The 25th International conference Privacy Law & Business dedicated to changes in the Polish Data Protection Law will take on 28th and 29th 2012 March in Warsaw, Poland.

Our Law Firm hosts the first day of the event, devoted to legal issues concerning the changes in the Polish Data Protection Law. The panel session will be opened by dr Arwid Mednis, who specializes in personal data protection law and telecommunications law.

In the further part of the meeting, dr Mednis will bring the participant issues connected with using personal data in marketing activities:

  • implementing the EU E-Privacy Directive e.g. cookies
  • product launches/list development/contests/competitions
  • right to be forgotten: an ideal but what does Poland’s law require in practice?
  • processing of personal data for own or others’ marketing purposes; when consent for processing personal data is required; forms of consent
  • entrusting of the processing of personal data
  • how personal should marketing messages be?

The roundtable with GIODO, within the participation of dr Wojciech Wiewiórowski, the Inspector General, will take place on the second day of the conference and will be hosted by Microsoft.