Legal matters

The Statistical Law of 29 June 1995 regulates the principles and creates the basis for reliable, objective, professional and independent conducting of statistical surveys, the results of which have the character of official statistical data, and it determines the organisation and procedures of conducting those surveys as well as the scope of responsibilities related to them.

The order by the Polish Prime Minister of 10 September 1999 regulates the forms of announcing and disseminating statistical information.

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Statistical confidentiality

The individual and personal data collected and gathered in the statistical surveys of official statistics shall be confidential and subject to particular protection. The data shall be used exclusively for statistical calculations, compilations and analyses (statistical confidentiality - Law on official statistics, 29th June 1995, art. 10 and art. 38).

Providing or use of individual and personal data for other than specified above purposes is prohibited.