Jitka Soukupová Ivančíková is a legal expert at our law firm, with five years of practical experience in data protection.
Before joining our law firm, Jitka had worked in the private sector with energy, aviation, and automotive companies. Most recently she focused especially on new software development, data lakes, and big data management. She has advised companies in the EU, Russia, Middle East, and Africa on personal data protection. While collaborating with the Centre for Information and Policy Leadership, she was instrumental in drafting interpretation rules for the European Commission in connection with the application of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
In the past, Jitka also specialised in commercial and corporate law, including M&A, in a private multinational company and in various law firms.
Membership in professional associations
IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals)
Czech Bar Association
Languages Czech, English, Italian, German, French, Slovak
Charles University, Law Faculty, Prague (2013), PhD.
Czech University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Economics and Management, Prague (2007), Ing. (Master of Economics)
Charles University, Law Faculty, Prague (2006), JUDr. (Doctor of Laws)
Charles University, Law Faculty, Prague (2005), Mgr. (Master of Laws)
GDPR-related advice and management of the implementation of the GDPR for the U.S. corporation Honeywell International Inc., including the mapping and processing of the personal data of 30,000 employees in EU member states and hundreds of thousands of customers and suppliers from EU member states, conducting an audit, and preparation of a risk-based project for companies in the multinational group; setting internal processes and policies for the implementation of the principles set out in the GDPR, including the Privacy by Design and Privacy by Default concepts, both in Europe and globally
role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO/CIL) for a French holding; preparation of the company for a personal data protection certificate, and application for a personal data protection seal granted by the French national data protection authority (CNIL), DPO of international companies with presence in the Czech and Slovak republic
preparation of a plan for the implementation of binding corporate rules for a U.S.-based multinational corporation, including a GAP Analysis
audit, comprehensive drafting of GDPR-compliant documentation including trainings of totally 27 kindergartens and elementary schools in region of Pilsen, Telč and Prague West, Czech Republic
complexity advisory in the area of protection of personal data, implementing opinions and guidelines of Data Protection Authorities in the EU, mainly of CNIL, ICO, AEPD and several German authorities
comprehensive advice to a French cosmetics brand on the implementation of the GDPR
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