- Upcoming webinar on compliance with India's new privacy regulations
- Madrid team takes part in pro bono activity to mark European Data Protection Day
- Events: Ariane Mole & Hélène Lebon speak at DP training seminar
- Spain's National Congress on Privacy
Upcoming webinar on compliance with India's new privacy regulations
and Divya Sharman
in the Commercial and Corporate teams in London will be running a webinar on August 18th (11:00 am EST - 4:00 pm GMT) in collaboration with Data Guidance covering the new Indian Data Protection framework. Speakers will include Divya and CEO of Data Security Council of India, Dr Kamlesh Bajaj.
You can read more here. This could be of interest for clients who are outsourcing activities or operating in India - please contact Gabriel Voisin if you think this may be of interest to one of your clients.
Madrid team takes part in pro bono activity to mark European Data Protection Day
To raise awareness of data protection issues among teenagers and younger generations, our Spanish colleagues recently participated in a Madrid training event organised by the Regional Ministry of Education to mark European Data Protection Day. Paula Fernández-Longoria
, Paola Montero
and Javier Fernandez-Samaniego
gave a presentation on privacy issues to teenage students at an educational centre in Madrid. The session incorporated videos highlighting the risks of social networks and the importance of personal privacy.
The European Data Protection Day was first celebrated 30 years ago when the first legal instrument on data protection - Convention no. 108 on the protection of individuals with regard to the automated processing of personal data – was adopted in Strasbourg.
Events: Ariane Mole & Hélène Lebon speak at DP training seminar
French Partner Ariane Mole
, and Consultant Hélène Lebon
gave a 3-day Data Protection training seminar on 26, 27 and 28 November discussing the practical implications of the French law on personal data protection and privacy.
Participants included representatives from financial sector firms such as BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Mutualité Sociale Agricole, and institutions such as the Government of New Caledonia and the Data Protection Authority of Monaco.
The event was organised by Reed Business.
Spain's National Congress on Privacy
On 19 May Javier Samaniego
took part in a National Congress on Privacy organised by the Spanish Privacy Professional Association (APEP). Among the speakers and attendants were representatives of the European Data Protection Supervisory Authority, Privacy Commissioners, national and international specialists together with in-house lawyers from major Spanish companies. Javier was a panel speaker duiring a session on privacy and social media which generated a lively discussion on hot topics such as the "right to be forgotten", bloggers vs. traditional media, "wikileaks" and other challenges the mass media are facing in the new convergence arena.