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09/07/2019
9
Jul
2019

Data Protection and Competitiveness in the Digital Age

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The European Data Protection Supervisor and Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of Germany jointly organize the panel discussion on "Data Protection and Competitiveness in the Digital Age" on the 9th of July 2019 in Brussels.

The digital economy has brought to the forefront the role of data which represent value for the tech industry but raise issues in terms consumer protection. As business models increasingly rely on large amount of personal data the discussion will look at the intersection between data protection and competition policy.

This initiative is hosted by the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the European Union.

By invitation only.

04/05/2019
4
May
2019

Tag der Offenen Tür der Europäischen Einrichtungen 2019 - Brüssel

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Tag der Offenen Tür der Europäischen Einrichtungen 2018 - Brüssel

Ihre persönlichen Daten werden jeden Tag gesammelt, geteilt, verwendet und gespeichert von Einzelpersonen, Organisationen und Behörden. Einstellungsverfahren, Videoüberwachung und Gesundheitsdaten sind nur einige Beispiele dafür. Es ist die Aufgabe des Europäischen Datenschutzbeauftragten (EDSB), sicherzustellen, dass die europäischen Organe und Einrichtungen Ihre Datenschutzrechte respektieren, wenn sie Ihre personenbezogenen Daten verarbeiten.

Den EDSB-Stand zum Europatag der EU-Institutionen finden Sie in der Europäischen Kommission im Erdgeschoß des Berlaymont-Gebäudes.

EDSB-Mitarbeiter werden zur Verfügung stehen, um Fragen über Ihre Datenschutzrechte zu beantworten. Nützliche Goodies sowie Informationsmaterial warten auf Sie, sowie interaktive Aktivitäten für Kinder und Erwachsene. Sie haben auch eine Chance, einen unserer 20 original USB-Sticks zu gewinnen, indem Sie an unserem einfachen aber lehrreichen Quiz teilnehmen!

Ob bei Online-Shopping, Smartphone-Gebrauch oder Arbeitssuche betrifft Datenschutz uns alle. Besuchen Sie uns auf unserem EDSB-Stand und erfahren Sie mehr über dieses sehr aktuelles Thema!

Für weitere Informationen: http://europeday.europa.eu und http://ec.europa.eu/belgium/events/europe-day_en

11/03/2019
11
Mar
2019

EDPS-ENISA Conference: Towards accessing the risk in personal data breaches

The European Data Protection Supervisor and ENISA organize a conference in Brussels on the 4th of April 2019 in personal data breach notification.

The conference aims to address the aspect of assessing the risk of personal data breaches under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - (EU) 2016/679 and the Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 for the processing of personal data by EU Institutions and bodies. 

For more information and registration please follow this link.

11/02/2019
11
Feb
2019

Europe votes 2019: How to unmask and fight online manipulation

In light of the upcoming European Parliament elections, and numerous other national elections scheduled for 2019, the EDPS is facilitating a conversation between data protection authorities, electoral regulators, audio-visual regulators, media & platforms in the fight against online manipulation of personal data in elections.

Programme of the event.

Registrations are now closed.
For more information on how we process your personal data please read the Data Protection Notice.

The event will be live streamed.


Speakers:

Ruurd Oosterwoud

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Ruurd Oosterwoud (1989) is the founder of DROG, an organisation that researches how to combat fake news and disinformation. DROG uses a playful approach to their marketing campaigns, which turns out to be an effective way to achieve awareness.
For one of their campaignes DROG developed a serious game, in which players are challenged to develop and spread fake news. Together with radio station 3FM, Ruurd set up a Russian troll factory in a high school classroom. A successful experiment; the class managed to convince the entire school that one of the lunch breaks will be abolished. Together with the University of Cambridge, DROG researches the effectiveness of this unconventional approach.
Ruurd has an MA in Russian and Eurasian Studies. He was the first student to specialize in Russian disinformation. Still in University he set up recommendations for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs on fake news, based on his research.

Eline Chivot

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Eline Chivot is a senior policy analyst at the Center for Data Innovation. Based in Brussels, Eline focuses on European technology policy issues and on how policymakers can promote digital innovation in the EU. Prior to joining the Center for Data Innovation, Eline Chivot worked for several years in the Netherlands as policy analyst in a leading think tank, where her work included research projects on defense, security and economic policy issues. More recently, Eline worked at one of Brussels’ largest trade associations and managed its relations with representatives of the digital tech industry in Europe and beyond. Eline received Masters degrees including from Sciences Po in France, in political science, economics, strategic management, and business administration.  


Liz Carolan

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Liz Carolanis a data, transparency and governance expert. In 2018, during Ireland’s referendum on abortion, she founded the Transparent Referendum Initiative (TRI), a civil society project that built the first real-time open database of online political advertising. This enabled extensive scrutiny of both the campaign and of Ireland’s outdated election financing and campaign governance rules. Liz also works advising governments and organisations on open data and governance, having worked for the Institute for Government, the Africa Governance Initiative and the Open Data Institute.


Fabro Steibel

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Fabro Steibel is a post-doc, affiliated with the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University, and a member of the Global Council of the World Economic Forum. He is an Independent Researcher (IRM) at the Open Government Partnership in Brazil, a fellow in open government by the Organization of American States, a postdoctoral fellow at the United Nations University, and a visiting researcher at the University of California San Diego. Fabro is the executive director of ITS Rio.  


Iveta Kazoka

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Iveta Kazoka is the director and senior researcher of Centre of Public Policy Providus. Providus has been the leading public policy think-tank in Latvia since 2002. Iveta’s own areas of expertise are the following: standards of good governance, citizen engagement, strengthening of political parties and integrity of elections. During 2018, Providus collaborated with other organisations in Latvia to protect Latvia’s elections against disinformation and foreign interference, as well as developed an innovative voting-advice application in cooperation with public broadcasters. In addition to developing policy studies and analytical articles, Iveta has organised and facilitated public discussions, and developed new formats for in-depth conversations on challenging issues.  Before joining Providus, Iveta worked for the Ministry of Justice of Latvia.


Judith Duportail

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Judith Duportail is a freelance journalist. She writes about love, freedom and how technology affects the previous two. How your smartphone changes the way you think, how Tinder changes the way you interact with people and how Facebook looks at you changing to provide targeted advertising. She writes in English and French for The Guardian, Aeon, Slate, Philosophie Magazine, Le Temps, Les Inrocks, etc. She collaborates with digital NGO’s such as Tactical Tech for research papers.


Lewis Crofts

Lewis leads MLex's editorial strategy, content direction, quality and development. He has a reputation for breaking stories and providing analysis on complex legal disputes before regulators and courts around the globe. He has also developed MLex's unrivalled coverage of competition policy, litigation, regulation, Brexit and international investigations.
A graduate of Oxford University, Lewis worked in academia at the Charles University in Prague prior to becoming a journalist.


David Stillwell

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Dr. David Stillwell is Lecturer in Big Data Analytics and Quantitative Social Science at Judge Business School in the University of Cambridge. He is also Deputy Director of the Psychometrics Centre.
David studies the links between big data and psychology; his research with 6 million social media users found that the computer can predict a user’s personality as accurately as their spouse can. Follow up research found that personalizing an advert to the recipient’s psychology is more effective than generic ads.
David has also published research using various big data sources to show that spending money on products and services that match one’s personality leads to greater life satisfaction, that people tend to date others who have a similar personality, and that people who swear seem to be more honest.
Twitter: @david_stillwell

Claudio Agosti

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Claudio Agosti is a self-taught hacker who since the late 90s has gradually become a techno-political activist as technology has begun to interfere with society and human rights. In the last decades, he worked on whistleblower protection with GlobaLeaks, advocated against corporate surveillance, and founded facebook.tracking.exposed; He is a research associate in UvA, DATACTIVE team.

Johnny Ryan

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Dr Johnny Ryan FRHistS is Chief Policy & Industry Relations Officer at Brave. Before joining Brave, Dr. Ryan was responsible for PageFair’s research and analysis, as well as industry relations. Previous roles include being Chief Innovation Officer of The Irish Times, Senior Researcher at the Institute of International & European Affairs (IIEA). He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a member of the World Economic Forum’s expert network on media, entertainment and information. His first book was based on his work at the IIEA, and was the most cited source in the European Commission’s impact assessment that decided against pursuing Web censorship across the European Union. His expert commentary has appeared in The New York Times, The Economist, The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Wired, Le Monde, NPR, TechCrunch, Advertising Age, Fortune, Business Week, the BBC, Sky News, and many others.

Ardita Driza Maurer

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An independent legal consultant, Ardita led the group of experts of the Council of Europe Ad hoc Committee of Experts on legal, operational and technical standards for e-voting, which drafted the Recommendation CM/Rec(2017)5 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on standards for e-voting.
Ardita was a member of the group of experts on e-voting called by the Swiss Federal Chancellery in 2017-2018 which produced recommendations on the future development of e-voting in Switzerland.
She writes a thesis on the conformity of internet voting with the constitutional principle of freedom to vote at the Centre for Democracy Studies Aarau / University of Zurich. She co-edited E-Voting Case Law: A Comparative Analysis (Ashgate/Routledge, 2015/2017).
From 2006 to 2012 Ardita was member of the internet voting project at the Swiss Federal Chancellery.

Elizabeth Denham

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Elizabeth Denham was appointed UK Information Commissioner in July 2016. Prior to this she was the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia (2010-2016) and Assistant Privacy Commissioner of Canada from 2007 – 2010.
In 2013 Ms Denham received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her service as an Officer of the Legislature of British Columbia, Canada. In 2011 she was honoured as a UBC distinguished alumni for her pioneering work in archives and leadership in the field of access and privacy. She is a visiting professor to the department of Information Studies at University College London.
Ms Denham was elected to the Executive Committee of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) in 2017 and was elected chair in 2018.

Iskra Kirova

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Iskra Kirova is a senior policy analyst on EU external relations at the Open Society European Policy Institute. Kirova is responsible for EU policy advocacy and analysis on Eurasia and the EU’s Neighbourhood Policy and Eastern Partnership. She also works to develop an enabling environment for civil society, and on the emerging challenges of disinformation and public opinion manipulation.
Prior to joining Open Society, Kirova worked for the International Crisis Group as an EU advocacy and research analyst, conducting and helping develop the group's advocacy activities on conflict prevention and resolution. She served as a research associate and later as a fellow at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy in Los Angeles, publishing on EU affairs, media, civil society, and conflict resolution. Kirova has also worked for the European Commission’s Directorate-General for External Relations on European Neighbourhood Policy, and as a research assistant at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly on nonproliferation issues and conflict resolution in Eastern Europe.
Kirova holds an MA in public diplomacy from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and an MA in international relations and international law from Sofia University in Bulgaria. She speaks Bulgarian, English, French, Russian, and German.


Mar Espana Marti

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Mar España Martí holds a University Degree in Law from the ICADE (Pontifical University of Comillas), is University Expert in management of not-for-profit entities (Luis Vives Foundation) and holds a Masters on International Protection of Human Rights (University of Alcalá de Henares – Madrid). She was General Secretary of the Institute of Women, General Secretary of the Spanish Ombudsman and Vice Minister of Presidency and Public Administrations in the Regional Government of Castilla La Mancha. She was appointed Director of the Spanish Data Protection Agency in July 2015. Since 1989, she is a civil servant of the Spanish General Administration, as member of the Upper Corps of Civil State Managers. She has also been involved in academic activities, participating as lecturer, among others, in the Master on International Protection of Human Rights at Alcalá de Henares University and in the Master on Political Action, at Madrid’s Rey Juan Carlos University.


Janja Horvat Drobnjak

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Janja Horvat Drobnjak serves as Election Commissioner in State Electoral Commission of the Republic of Croatia since 2011. Her field of special interest is introduction of modern technologies into electoral process, gender balance, voting of disabled persons and voters in social institution.
She is Executive Board Member of ACEEEO (Association of European Electoral Officials) and representative of SEC on Executive Board meetings of Association of World Election Bodies. She holds a university LL.M. degree in Law.

Jean Gonie

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Jean Gonié is the Director, Public Policy Europe for Snap Inc. Previously, he was Group Director, Public Policy at VEON and prior to that the Director Public Policy of Amazon France, and a member of the Management Team of Amazon France, for three years.
Before that, Jean worked for ten years at Microsoft where he held a variety of roles – first in Government Affairs in France, then as Director of Privacy Policy for Microsoft Europe, Middle East and Africa, based in Brussels, and finally as the Worldwide Public Sector Director for Privacy, based at Microsoft’s headquarters in the US.  
Before joining Microsoft in 2005, Jean was a legal adviser to the French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) and served as a staff member to a Member of the Parliament and a Senator.  
Jean Gonié is also a French Foreign Trade Affairs Advisor since 2012 and a former member of the Board of Directors of the French Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest.
Jean graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po Paris) and holds a Master’s Degree of Law (Master 2, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas) and Degree in History (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne).

Maria Donde

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Maria works for the UK Office of Communications (Ofcom) as the Head of its International Content Policy, covering media, content and broadcasting issues. She leads on Ofcom’s engagement with other European media regulators, most particularly through EPRA (where is currently a Vice-Chair) as well as international bodies, and represents Ofcom on the full range of media policy questions. She oversaw Ofcom’s input into the recently concluded negotiations on the AVMS Directive and manages its relationship with the European Commission on matters relating to the Directive.

Her regulatory background is in advertising, having spent four years at the Advertising Standards Authority before joining Ofcom’s Broadcasting Standards department. Prior to that, she worked in media analysis, and before that as a radio producer for the BBC World Service. She has a Modern Languages degree from Cambridge University and a Masters degree in Literary Translation.


Marco Pancini

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Marco Pancini was born in Rome in May 1972. After his studies in Law, Marco started his professional career as part of the start-up project of iBazar, the first online auction web site in Europe, and then he joined eBay, when iBazar was acquired. From 2002 to 2007 Marco was Head of legal and Trust and Safety at eBay.it, the Italian subsidiary of the world’s biggest online marketplace. In July 2007 he joined the Google team as European policy counsel in charge of government relationship for the Italian market, representing Google in important international meetings as the Internet Governance Forum of the United Nations. From February 2011 to September 2018 Marco was a member of the Google policy team in Brussels, where he was leading the team dealing with the EU Commission and Council. In September 2018, Marco joined the YouTube team as Director Public Policy for EMEA.

Maurice Turner

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Maurice Turner is Senior Technologist at the Center for Democracy & Technology, a Washington, DC-based non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring the internet remains open, innovative and free. Supporting work across all of CDT’s programmatic areas, Turner focuses on the Election Security and Privacy Project identifying and updating election cybersecurity practices and infrastructure, and working through potential remedies. Turner brings a unique mix of formal education and practical work experience in technology and local, regional, and national policymaking to the Internet Architecture project. After receiving a bachelor’s in political science from Cal State Fullerton, he went on to earn a master’s in public administration from the University of Southern California focusing on emerging communication technologies, privacy, and civic engagement. In addition, he holds a graduate certificate in cybersecurity strategy from Georgetown University.


Natalija Bitiukova

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Natalija Bitiukova is a data protection lawyer currently working in Denmark. She also serves on the boards of the Lithuania-based watchdog Human Rights Monitoring Institute (HRMI) and Berlin-based non-profit Civil Liberties Union for Europe. Natalija researches the implications of online manipulation and data misuse for democratic processes and has recently contributed to the study commissioned by the European Parliament (LIBE) on the impact of propaganda on the functioning of the rule of law in the EU. Before that, Natalija completed a traineeship with the European Data Protection Supervisor and held a position of the Deputy Director of the Human Rights Monitoring Institute where she led legal work in the areas of digital rights, rule of law and criminal justice.


Maria Luisa Stasi

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Maria Luisa joined ARTICLE 19 as Senior Legal Officer in 2018. Based in the London office, she contributes to the development of the organisation’s policies on infrastructure, competition, and regulatory framework for telecoms, internet providers and online service providers. She also provides legal support to the organisation’s regional offices on digital rights and media policy issues.Prior to joining ARTICLE 19, Maria Luisa coordinated various projects at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute, where she conducted research, policy and capacity building activities in the telecoms and media sector. Before that, she worked as associate lawyer at Bonelli Erede, an international law firm, where she advised clients on competition rules and represented them in proceedings before competition authorities and courts from various jurisdictions. Maria Luisa holds a law degree (distinction) from the University of Perugia, a Master’s degree on international relations from LUMSA University and an LLM on European Legal Studies from the College of Europe. She was admitted at the Italian Bar in 2008.

Michalis Lambrianides

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Michalis Lambrianides is a RadioTelevision Officer at the Cyprus Radio-Television Authority (CRTA) since 2003. Prior to his employment with the CRTA, he studied Photography/Film and Electronic Media at the University of Illinois in Chicago and after returning to Cyprus in 2000, taught photography.
Besides content monitoring, he has the duty of overseeing the Public Radio-television so that it fulfills its obligations set forth by the legislation and also the duty of monitoring pre-electoral coverage on Radio and TV.

Reading List

Opinion 3/2018 EDPS Opinion on online manipulation and personal data

Compilation of Venice Vommission opinions and reports concerning media and elections

European Commission DG COMM, Special Eurobarometer 477, Democracy and Elections

DEMOS/ICO The Future of Political Campaigning

ICO, Investigation into the use of data analytics in political campaigns

Siddharth Narrain, Dangerous Speech in Real Time: Social Media, Policing, and Communal Violence

House of Commons, Democracy Under Threat: Risks and Solutions in the Era of Disinformation and Data Monopoly

The University of Warwick, Politics in the Facebook Era: Evidence from the 2016 US Presidential Elections

Council of Europe Study, Internet and Electoral Campaigns

Damien Geradin & Dimitros Katsifis, An EU Competition law Analysis of Online Display Advertising in the Programmatic Age

UK Electoral Commission, Digital Campaigning: increasing transparency for voters

30/01/2019
30
Jan
2019

Computers, Privacy & Data Protection 2019: Data Protection and Democracy

The annual Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) conference will take place between 30 January - 1 February at Les Halles de Schaerbeek and Area42 in Brussels. The CPDP conference offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic and technological development in privacy and data protection. The four day event gathers together academics, lawyers, practitioners, policy-makers, computer scientists and civil society from all over the world to exchange ideas and discuss the latest emerging issues and trends. As in previous years, CPDP2019 offers a compelling and diverse line-up on speakers and panels, helping to make it one of the leading data protection conferences in Europe and around the world.

CDPD2019 adopts “Data Protection & Democracy” as its overarching theme, paving the way for a timely and thorough discussion over a broad range of ethical, legal and policy issues related to new technologies and data analytics. The conference will offer more than 80 panels addressing current debates in the area of information technology, privacy, and data protection.
The preliminary programme for CPDP2019 has been released and the line-up contains excellent panels. Session topics range from blockchain and cross-border access to e-evidence, from big data in healthcare to data protection impact assessments, collective redress, privacy by design, data and elections, predictive policing and much more. CPDP is also an extraordinary networking opportunity to mix and mingle with the privacy and data protection community.

For more information, the programme, and to register, visit: http://www.cpdpconferences.org/
You can follow CPDP on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube and participate in the online conversation with the hashtag #CPDP2019
For inquiries, contact: info@cpdpconferences.org

28/01/2019
28
Jan
2019

EDPS Trainee Conference 2019: Big Banking is Watching You: Privacy in a Cashless World

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The EDPS & EDPB conference, 'Big Banking Is Watching You: Privacy in a Cashless World', at the European Parliament on January 28th 2019 (Data Protection Day)!

The global trend towards cashless societies, changes in the banking industry, and the increase in cryptocurrencies have raised many questions about the protection of privacy in online payments. Our conference will offer diverging perspectives from the world of finance, cryptocurrency, policy and more.

Register here: EDPS-Events@edps.europa.eu

12/07/2018
12
Jul
2018

Workshop: Data Protection within International Organisations

The EDPS and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) are co-organising the 7th edition of the Data Protection Workshop within International Organisations, which will take place on 12–13 July at the UNHCR Global Service Centre in Copenhagen.

This workshop, initiated by the EDPS in 2005, aims at bringing together international organisations to:

  • Share experience and best practice in the field of data protection and analyse its impact as part of good governance within international organisations;
  • Summarise the most recent regulatory developments at international level in the area of privacy and data protection and analyse the potential implications of such developments for international organisations;
  • Analyse the state of play of data protection within international organisations;
  • Discuss the progress made since the last workshop

In the year of the entry into force of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and the adoption of the Protocol modernizing Council of Europe Convention 108, the workshop’s rationale of bringing together international organisations to share experience, practice and analysis of common challenges appears more relevant than ever. This time the agenda includes discussions on privacy standards and oversight mechanism for international organisations; accountability in practice; international transfers and legal grounds for processing personal data in the international organisations context.

05/07/2018
5
Jul
2018

2018 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) will be hosting the 40th edition of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) in Brussels from 22-26 October 2018. Together with our co-hosts the Bulgarian Commission for Personal Data Protection (CPDP), we aim to have an inclusive, cross-disciplinary and interactive conference Debating Ethics: Dignity and Respect in Data Driven Life.

For more information about the conference, the programme and registration, visit the conference website: www.privacyconference2018.org and follow us on Twitter: @ICDPPC2018

 

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25/06/2018
25
Jun
2018

EDPS Trainees Conference 2018: "Who Cares about Childrens' Data?"

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Dear all,

The trainees of the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), are pleased to invite you to our lunchtime conference ‘Who Cares About Children's Data?’, which will take place on 29 June from 12.00 to 14.00 at the EDPS ground floor Meeting Room (Rue Montoyer 30, 1000 Bruxelles).

The conference is inspired by the fact that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the first data protection legislation at EU level that explicitly recognises that minors deserve ‘specific protection’ of their personal data. Now that the GDPR has come into force, we find it more relevant than ever to address the topic both from a legal and an ethical point of view.

The European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli will open the debate, moderated by by Christian D’Cunha, Head of the Private Office of the EDPS. Prof. Gloria González Fuster (Research Professor at the Law, Science, Technology and Society (LSTS) Research Group of the VUB), Ms Cornelia Kutterer (Senior Director, EU Government Affairs, Privacy and Digital Policies at Microsoft), Mr Hans Martens (Digital Citizenship Team and Programme Manager at European Schoolnet) will lead the discussion on the topic, which will be followed by a Q&A session. The Assistant Supervisor Wojciech Wiewiorowski will close the event.

Parents or not, eager to start a billionaire business addressed to minors, tired of having your homepage of Facebook and Instagram spammed with photos of babies, or simply curious to try EDPS catering, we know you care about children's data, so we look forward to seeing you there!

05/05/2018
5
May
2018

Tag der Offenen Tür der Europäischen Einrichtungen 2018 - Brüssel

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Ihre persönlichen Daten werden jeden Tag gesammelt, geteilt, verwendet und gespeichert von Einzelpersonen, Organisationen und Behörden. Einstellungsverfahren, Videoüberwachung und Gesundheitsdaten sind nur einige Beispiele dafür. Es ist die Aufgabe des EDSB, sicherzustellen, dass die europäischen Organe und Einrichtungen Ihre Datenschutzrechte respektieren, wenn sie Ihre personenbezogenen Daten verarbeiten.

Den EDSB-Stand zum Europatag der EU-Institutionen finden Sie in der Europäischen Kommission im Erdgeschoß des Berlaymont-Gebäudes.

EDSB-Mitarbeiter werden zur Verfügung stehen, um Fragen über Ihre Datenschutzrechte zu beantworten. Nützliche Goodies sowie Informationsmaterial warten auf Sie, sowie interaktive Aktivitäten für Kinder und Erwachsene. Sie haben auch eine Chance, einen unserer 20 original USB-Sticks zu gewinnen, indem Sie an unserem einfachen aber lehrreichen Quiz teilnehmen!

Ob bei Online-Shopping, Smartphone-Gebrauch oder Arbeitssuche betrifft Datenschutz uns alle. Besuchen Sie uns auf unserem EDSB-Stand und erfahren Sie mehr über dieses sehr aktuelles Thema!

Für weitere Informationen: http://europeday.europa.eu und http://ec.europa.eu/belgium/events/europe-day_en

28/01/2018
28
Jan
2018

Data Protection Day 2018

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dating apps

On 28 January each year, member states of the Council of Europe and EU institutions, agencies and bodies celebrate Data Protection Day, which marks the anniversary of the Council of Europe’s data protection convention, known as “Convention 108”. This was the first binding international law concerning individuals’ rights to the protection of their personal data.

This year to mark the occasion, the trainees of the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) held a lunchtime conference focusing on data protection and digital ethics in the realm of dating apps. The conference took place on 12 February 2018 between 12 noon and 2.30pm in the European Parliament and was open to trainees working at the European institutions.

You can watch the recording of the conference here.

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24/01/2018
24
Jan
2018

Computers, Privacy and Data Protection 2018: The Internet of Bodies

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CPDP

The annual Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) conference will take place from 24-26 January 2018 at Les Halles de Schaerbeek in Brussels.

CPDP offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic and technological development in privacy and data protection. Striving for diversity and balance, CPDP gathers academics, lawyers, practitioners, policy-makers, computer scientists and civil society from all over the world to exchange ideas and discuss the latest emerging issues and trends. This unique multidisciplinary formula has served to make CPDP one of the leading data protection and privacy conferences in Europe and around the world.

As data collection increasingly focuses on the physical body and bodies are increasingly connected, digitised and informatised; CPDP2018 adopts the “Internet of Bodies” as its overarching theme to pave the way for a timely and thorough discussion over a broad range of ethical, legal and policy issues related to new technologies. CPDP2018 will stage more than 80 panels addressing current debates in the area of information technology, privacy and data protection. The preliminary programme for CPDP2018 has been released and the line-up contains excellent panels. Session topics range from the implementation of the GDPR, wearables, IoT, blockchain, border control to data breaches, privacy and security by design, health data, algorithmic accountability and much more.

CPDP is also an extraordinary networking opportunity to mix and mingle with the privacy and data protection community.

Information, programme and registration: http://www.cpdpconferences.org/ or contact info@cpdpconferences.org

You can also follow CPDP on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube and participate in the online conversation using the hashtag #CPDP2018

23/01/2018
23
Jan
2018

EDPS-Civil Society Summit 2018

The EDPS-Civil society summit is an annual meeting between EDPS and civil society organisations organized to discuss the state of data protection and privacy in the EU.

The 2018 edition will focus on two main issues:

  • challenges related to GDPR implementation related to individual and collective redress
  • monitoring of illegal content online: notice and action procedures.

The summit is a part of the Privacy Camp 2018.

You can follow the event on our Twitter account and participate in the online conversation using the hashtags #EDPSCivSoc2016 and

12/09/2017
12
Sep
2017

39th International Conference

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Hong Kong will host the 39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC), which is set to take place at the Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel from 25-29 September 2017. The conference is an annual event which brings together more than one hundred privacy and data protection authorities from across the world to discuss the future of data protection and privacy. It consists of a closed session, for accredited members of the ICDPPC only, as well as an open session, which all members of the international data protection community are welcome to attend.

This year's conference will focus on the theme of connecting the West with the East, addressing the different concepts and regulations relating to privacy in the East and West and the applicability of western models of data protection in Asia and elsewhere.

For more information on the 2017 International Conference, visit the website.  

In 2018, the International Conference will return to Europe, where the EDPS and the Commission for Personal Data Protection of the Republic of Bulgaria will take over as joint hosts of the International Conference. For more information read the joint Press Statement.

 

Thinking local, acting global: exploring common values that underpin privacy

"Thinking local, acting global, exploring common values that underpin privacy", side event organised by the EDPS, the UN Special Rapporteur on Privacy and Digital Asia Hub at the 39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC), Hong Kong, China

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11/05/2017
11
May
2017

Workshop: Data Protection within International Organizations

The EDPS and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are co-organising the 6th edition of the Data Protection Workshop within International Organizations, which will take place on 11–12 May at the IOM in Geneva.

This workshop, initiated by the EDPS over ten years ago, aims at bringing together International Organisations to:

  • Share experience and best practice in the field of data protection and analyse its impact as part of good governance within International Organisations;
  • Summarise the most recent regulatory developments at international level in the area of privacy and data protection and analyse the potential implications of such developments for International Organisations;
  • Analyse the state of play of data protection within International Organisations;
  • Discuss the progress made since the last workshop.

Topics which will be covered at this year's workshop include cloud computing, processing of health data, the role of the Data Protection Officer, and data transfers to International Organisations under the GDPR.

Video of the event can be found here.

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06/05/2017
6
May
2017

Tag der Offenen Tür der Europäischen Einrichtungen - Brüssel

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28/01/2017
28
Jan
2017

Data Protection Day

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28 January is Data Protection Day. The date marks the anniversary of the Council of Europe’s Convention 108 on the protection of personal information, the first legally binding international law in the field of data protection, and is celebrated every year by the 47 countries of the Council of Europe as well as the EU institutions.

To mark the occasion the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) will be holding a lunchtime conference on the Internet of Things. The conference will take place on 10 February 2017 between 12 noon and 1.30pm in the European Parliament, room A3G-2. The conference is only open to trainees working at the European institutions but you can watch it live using our webstreaming service and interact with us on twitter using the hashtag #IoToasterEvent.

26/01/2017
26
Jan
2017

Ethics in the Digital Era

As part of this year's prestigious Computers, Privacy & Data Protection (CPDP) conference, the EDPS is hosting a panel discussion on Ethics in the Digital Era. Good data protection law and effective enforcement are necessary in our digital society. However, the exponential possibilities of digital technologies have challenged the principles of both data protection and privacy rights and have highlighted their limitations. Compliance with the law and data protection principles is important but it’s also important to explore what goes beyond them. As part of the international debate on the ethical dimension of data protection in the digital era, members of the Ethics Advisory Group (EAG), an independent group of experts, established by the EDPS will share the state of play of their deliberations. The panel discussion is a public event (you do not need to be CPDP ticketholders to attend) and will be held in Les Halles de Schaerbeek in Brussels from 6.30-7.30pm on Thursday 26 January 2017.

Moderator: Raegan MacDonald, Mozilla (CA)
Welcome: Giovanni Buttarelli, EDPS
Speakers:
EAG Chair: Peter Burgess, Ecole Normale Supérieure (US)
EAG Members: Antoinette Rouvroy, Université de Namur (BE),
Luciano Floridi, Oxford University, (IT)
Aurélie Pols (NL),
Jeroen vanden Hoven, Delft University, (NL)
Jaron Lanier (US)

25/01/2017
25
Jan
2017

Computers, Privacy and Data Protection 2017: The age of intelligent machines

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The annual Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) conference will take place from 25-27 January 2017, at Les Halles de Schaerbeek in Brussels. CPDP offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic and technological development in privacy and data protection. In an atmosphere of independence and mutual respect, CPDP gathers academics, lawyers, practitioners, policy-makers, computer scientists and members of civil society from all over the world to exchange ideas and discuss the latest emerging issues and trends. This unique multidisciplinary formula has made CPDP one of the leading data protection and privacy conferences in Europe and around the world.

CPDP2017 will focus on Artificial Intelligence as its overarching theme, including timely and thorough discussion of a broad range of ethical, legal and policy issues related to new technologies. CPDP2017 will stage more than 60 panels addressing current debates in the areas of information technology, privacy and data protection. Already lined up are panels on the compliance of companies with the GDPR, Big Data and insurance, the implications of Brexit for data protection, a review of the ePrivacy Directive and online behavioral advertising, social robots and data protection, the EU-US Privacy Shield, algorithmic decision-making, cybersecurity, and much more.

CPDP is also an extraordinary networking opportunity to mix and mingle with the privacy and data protection community.

For more information and to register visit www.cpdpconferences.org

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