Georgia’s Personal Data Protection Office signs first international memorandum with Poland

Polish and Georgian inspectors from the Personal Data Protection Office sign a Memorandum of Cooperation in Poland yesterday. Photo By GPDP Inspector’s Office., 19 Aug 2015 - 15:16, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s Personal Data Protection Office has signed its first international cooperation agreement with Poland that envisages cooperation in legislative, institutional and technological development of Georgia's data protection services. 

The Memorandum of Cooperation also covered promotion of data protection, increasing public awareness and organising of conferences, seminars, study visits and other meetings. 

Within the scope of the agreement, the two sides will regularly share experience and information and implement joint projects.

The document was signed in Poland yesterday by Georgia’s Personal Data Protection Inspector Tamar Kaldani and the Inspector General of the Protection of Personal Data of Poland Edyta Bielak-Jomma. 

Kaldani, who is on an official visit to Poland, also leant about the activities of the Polish data protection authority and shared Georgian experience with their counterparts.

Georgia's Personal Data Protection Office was established in 2013. The Inspector supervises data processing by private organisations and public agencies as well as dealing with citizens complaints.