Personal data management
The zech Statistical Office is the sole controller of all personal data provided during the 2021 ensus. The data are managed under and to the extent laid down in the Act No 332/2020 Sb, on the 2021 Population and Housing ensus and on hange to the Act No 89/1995 Sb, on the State Statistical Service, as amended, in compliance with the valid EU and national legislation on personal data protection and only for as long as necessary. Detailed information can be found on the page called Personal data protection.
(Translator's note: “Sb” stands for the Collection of Laws of the Czech Republic.)
The 2021 Census uses modern, time-tested technologies not only for data collection but also for data protection. Their level complies with valid legislation.
GDPR and 2021 Census
Processing of personal data for statistical purposes complies with all principles of personal data protection under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The 2021 Census represents a special processing category given not only basic protection under the GDPR but also protection under special legislation.
Protect your data with us!
Within measures taken to protect your personal data it is very important for you to log in to the census form at https://onlinescitani.cz only by typing the address into a web browser or via links published exclusively on the scitani.cz website. The electronic census form will be available on the address from 27 March to 11 May 2021.
Never use links to the electronic (online) census form (questionnaire) sent to you by e-mail from an unverified source or those that you find on other, unofficial, sites.
The only place where personal data are filled in during the Online ensus is the electronic census form available at https://onlinescitani.cz or in the “Sčítání2021” mobile application. Make sure that you are actually at https://onlinescitani.cz before entering any personal data.
Verify that you are on the Online ensus site where it is safe to fill in a census form by checking the web address in your browser window and checking all the information in the site’s security certificate.
To view the site’s security certificate, after entering the address https://onlinescitani.cz, click on the lock icon that will appear in front of the site address. rom the menu that appears, select ertificate. The certificate information you will see should be as follows:
Issued by: GeoTrust EV
Valid from: Wednesday 13 May 2020 2:00:00 AM
Valid to: Tuesday 18 May 2021 2:00:00 PM
Subject: N = onlinescitani.cz, O = zech Statistical Office, = Prague, = Z SE IA NUMBE = 00025593, 22.214.171.124.4.1.3126.96.36.199.3 = Z, 188.8.131.52 = Government Entity
Serial number: 0645215ea879da6c8e7421d3d3a0247d
Duty of confidentiality
Persons who become acquainted with individual data in connection with the preparation and processing of the 2021 ensus are obliged to maintain confidentiality of the data under all circumstances. In relation to that, persons performing data collection or data processing sign confidentiality agreements before they start their work for the ensus; their pledge of secrecy (confidentiality agreement) continues to be valid also after the ensus is finished.