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TMT policy group meeting - Transferring personal data outside the EEA

You are invited to the next meeting of the BPCC's Technology, Media and Telecoms policy group to discuss the transfer of personal data outside the European Economic Area.

The amendments to the law, coming into force on 1 January 2015, will impact many businesses in Europe that outsource their data processing to countries like India or China or send data to their headquarters to the US.

Experts in the field of personal privacy, IT and telecoms from Wierzbowski Eversheds will explain the amendments and what they will mean to businesses in practice. The experts will draw upon their experiences in representing clients in cases taken uup by the Polish personal data protection agency, GIODO.


  • Reasons why personal data is sent outside the EEA
  • Regulations concerning the transfer of data – key information
  • The basics of data transfer, and the tools used
  • The law and agreements concerning data transfer
  • Amendments to the law concerning standard data protection clauses confirmed by the European Commission and Binding Corporate Rules
  • The pluses and minuses of the amendment described and discussed


Gerard Karp – partner, manager of the privacy protection and ITC law teams, Wierzbowski Eversheds

Magdalena Koniarska – lawyer, member of the privacy protection and ITC law teams, Wierzbowski Eversheds

The meeting will be conducted in Polish

R.S.V.P.: marta.chmielewska@bpcc.org.pl

Policy Groups
2015-02-12, 10:00 am (this event is in the past)

Venue British Polish Business Centre, Marszałkowska 89, Warsaw
Organiser British Polish Chamber of Commerce