Protection of personal data with particular taking into consideration protection personal data of journalist


The legislation on the protection of personal data in Poland has been in force since 30 April 1998 r. On August 29th Poland adopted the act on the protection of personal data. However, the Polish Constitution has already included provisions defining the “citizens” right to their personal data protection. Articles 47 and 51 of the Constitution constitute every person’s right to access any official administrative documents. The Constitution says that every person has the right to demand the correction of untrue information, as well as to obtain their source and the exact substance of such information. Also the privacy of data subjects must be protected. The most important thing is that any person has a right to have their personal data protected.
Key words: law, protection of personal data, journalist, administrative court