On Wednesday, March 15, the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI), Professor...
BvD Autumn Conference Discussed Key Issues for Transatlantic Data Protection
Traditionally, the Autumn Conference and the subsequent Authorities Day organized by the German Association of Data Protection Officers (BvD) are devoted to current developments in data protection.
DPOs as facilitators for the successful implementation of the Data Act
Corporate data is to be used better in Europe in the future. The Data Act is therefore intended to enable companies to...
Data Act – What’s in store for the economy?
Data Act – What’s in store for the economy? Discussion event organized by BvD, Stiftung Datenschutz …
Starting up: The DAME 2022 Data Protection Media Award
The competition initiated by the Professional Association of Data Protection Officers in Germany (BvD) is entering its sixth round. Media professionals and creative minds can submit their contributions on the topic of data privacy from now until December 5.
European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling strengthens the role of the internal data protection officer and helps companies
The Federal Data Protection Act provides for a special position of the internal data protection officer. Due to the sensitive nature of their work, the respective employee can only be dismissed for good cause. This special national regulation has now been confirmed by the European Court of Justice (ECJ), which thus strengthens the role of data protection officers.
Successful premiere for Data Protection Day Hesse & Rhineland-Palatinate in cooperation with the supervisory authorities
Around 200 data protection officers came together on June 28, 2022 for the first Data Protection Day Hesse & Rhineland-Palatinate to exchange views with experts from the supervisory authorities on topics related to everyday professional practice.
Laokoon Group awarded the DAME 2021
The cross-media data experiment “Made to Measure – A Digital Search for Traces” wins the Data Protection Media Award and with it prize money of 3,000 euros
BvD welcomes “Privacy Shield” follow-up agreement, but warns against exaggerated expectations
Brussels and Washington have reached an agreement in principle on a revised successor agreement to “Privacy Shield,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and U.S. President Joe Biden announced on March 25th during Biden’s visit to Brussels.
New video format for schoolchildren: “Data Protection – Easily Explained”
The initiative “Datenschutz geht zur Schule” (Data Protection Goes to School) published 18 individual videos on data protection topics that had previously only been taught in classrooms as part of awareness-raising events.
“Networking again at last”
Conflicting views and long-awaited personal conversations marked BvD fall conference and Authorities Day in Munich It...
5TH BVD FALL CONFERENCE – “BUSINESS MEETS SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY”
Data protection congress in Munich on challenges of the digitalized workplace Data protection …