ZUNIC LAW HELD A LECTURE ON CONFIDENTIALITY & PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION IN THE IT SECTOR AT STP ČAČAK

Upon the generous invitation of the Science & Technology Park Čačak, Tijana Žunić Marić, Partner at Zunic Law, held a lecture on “Confidentiality & Personal Data Protection in the IT Sector” on April 1, 2019, within the “Serbian Digital Week” program at the premises of the Cultural Center Čačak.

Within the national program “Serbian Digital Week”, the Science and Technology Park Čačak organized a series of events with the aim to familiarize interested participants with modern trends and possibilities in IT, as well as to raise the awareness of the legal regulations in the field of information technologies.

During the interactive lecture, Tijana Žunić Marić talked about trade secrets and confidentiality, as well as personal data protection from a legal standpoint. By sharing examples from the practice, Tijana Žunić Marić rounded up these topics and familiarized representatives of IT companies, business sector, social organizations, as well as representatives of academic and governmental institutions from Central Serbia.

The first part of the lecture was dedicated to the importance of keeping trade secrets and confidentiality, typical mistakes made while drafting and executing NDAs, as well as on the importance of confidentiality procedures and provision of the non-compete clause.

The second part of the lecture was dedicated to issues concerning the rules and implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as well as the new Law on Personal Data Protection. The vast majority of the questions posed during and after the lecture was related to the dilemmas and ambiguities surrounding the application and harmonization of procedures with the new Law on Personal Data Protection, as well as on the territorial scope of GDPR.

We remind you that the application of the new Law on Personal Data Protection starts on August 21, 2019, so it is necessary to educate company representatives and employees on the new way of processing personal data, as well as to harmonize the personal data protection procedures, in order to be prepared in time and in compliance with the new Law.

Zunic Law wholeheartedly supports events aimed at raising the awareness of the IT law, and our team of attorneys is happy to respond to similar types of events. Accordingly, Zunic Law will continue with a series of workshops and lectures on the topic of IT contracts, personal data protection, and other areas of IT law in the following period.

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