Personal Data Protection Information

Your personal data such as name, affiliation, country, and e-mail address are processed by the Permanent Secretariat of the Community of Democracies (PSCD) in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), further referred to as the GDPR.

The PSCD aims at implementing data protection fully in line with the standards set out in the above-mentioned legislative framework using flexible privacy friendly tools with appropriate measures achieving compliance.

Rules of processing personal data

These rules provide a legal framework and ensure that your data are:

  • processed fairly, lawfully and in a transparent manner
  • collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed for any incompatible purpose
  • adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary
  • accurate and kept up to date enabling inaccurate or incomplete data to be corrected or erased
  • kept for no longer than necessary
  • processed securely including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures
    not transferred to third parties without adequate safeguards
  • processed in a way that you can exercise your rights as a data subject

You have the right, free of charge:

  • to be informed of any processing of your personal data:
    • who is in charge of the data processing
    • what the purpose and the legal bases are
    • what type of data are being processed
    • who has access to the collected data
    • how long it is kept
    • what logic is used in any automated decision-making process concerning your data
  • to access your data;
  • to correct (rectify) them when inaccurate or incomplete;
  • to have your data erased in certain circumstances (such as when the processing is unlawful or the data is inaccurate), their processing restricted (for example while they are rectified or when a dispute about the lawfulness is to be decided) and to object to the processing of your personal data based on your specific circumstances.

Exercising your rights

To exercise your rights, you can contact the PSCD at
You may lodge a complaint at any time with the Personal Data Protection Office in Poland, as the competent organ for the seat of the PSCD: