Dear User,
On May 25, 2018, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with information about the processing of personal data on the PolskieRadio.pl website.
1.The Data Administrator is Polish Radio S.A., based at 77/85 Niepodległości Ave., 00-977, Warsaw.
2.On issues regarding your data, please contact the Data Protection Officer, e-mail: iod@polskieradio.pl, tel. 22 645 34 03.
3.Personal data may be processed for marketing purposes based on consent.
4.Personal data may be shared solely for the purpose of proper implementation of services defined in the privacy policy.
5.Personal data will not be transferred outside the European Economic Area or to an international organisation.
6.Personal data will be stored for 5 years after an account is deactivated, in accordance with the law.
7.You have the right to access your personal data, correct it, to have it moved or deleted, or to limit its processing.
8.You have the right to object to further processing, and in the case of voicing consent to the processing of personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent. The exercise of the right to withdraw consent does not affect any processing that has already taken place.
9.You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
10.Polish Radio S.A. declares that no automated decisions are made when personal data is processed, and that profiling is not used.
For more information on this subject, please read our personal data and privacy policy.
English Section

Poland brings in new restrictions in battle against coronavirus

24.03.2020 21:31
Poland has ramped up its battle against the coronavirus, announcing that from Tuesday citizens, except families, will be allowed to move around in groups of no more than two.
Image: blackking666
Image: blackking666 Pixabay License

Health Minister Łukasz Szumowski said a ban was also being imposed on people leaving their homes except for vital journeys such as heading to work, to a shop or a pharmacy.

The ban, which will be in force until April 11, does not apply to volunteers helping senior citizens. Szumowski said police would be monitoring whether people are abiding by the new restrictions.

On public transport, every other seat on buses or trams will have to remain unoccupied.

Previously, public gatherings of more than 50 people had been banned.

The new restrictions were announced after a meeting of a government crisis management team on Tuesday.

Szumowski appealed to Poles to remain at home and abide by the restrictions, adding that otherwise “we will not be able to save human lives.”

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki warned: "Any breach of these standards, of these restrictions which we are additionally imposing today, can be lethally dangerous."

He added that the new measures were being introduced in order to “buy time” in the fight against the coronavirus epidemic.

Authorities reported on Tuesday that two more patients had died in Poland after contracting the coronavirus, bringing the country’s death toll to 10. A total of 901 people have tested positive for the Covid-19 disease in Poland.

The country has declared a “state of epidemic" and temporarily closed its borders to non-residents in a move to curb the spread of the virus.

The first infection was confirmed by Polish authorities on March 4, while the country's first coronavirus fatality was announced on March 12.


Source: IAR/PAP

Click on the "Play" button above to listen to an audio report by Radio Poland's Michał Owczarek