Privacy and data protection

Lecture: Privacy and data protection
Lecturer: Dr. Karel Neuwirt
Council of Europe Data Protection Commissioner & Data protection consultant
Date & time: November 29, 2010, 18.00-20.00
Venue: Room D103, Faculty of Information Technology, CTU, Kolejní 550/2, Prague 6
Language: Czech

Abstract of the Lecture:
The privacy and data protection is confronted not only with the measurements of fighting terrorism and organized crime but also with modern technology usage in daily life of individual.
Do have people respect to privacy when disclosing their intimate information to social networks? They are negligent when their life is monitored? Do we need more strict rules for processing of personal data or these rules shall be receded? Do people care of protection of their private information?
The Commission’s comprehensive approach on personal data protection in the EU will be debated. The key objective of the Commission’s strategy to modernize the existing EU data protection framework will also be debated.
No specific assumptions are required from participants of the seminar. Some general overview on legal principles of personal data protection is welcome (e.g. the Czech law on personal data protection no.101 of 2000).

Short CV of Karel Neuwirt:
Karel Neuwirt is a former head of Council of Europe Data Protection Commissioner, currently he is a data protection consultant for this question. He works in the Council of Europe for a long time as data protection commissioner in this organization. He participated in law regime implementing of data protection in Macedonia and Albania.

FIT Informatics Mondays is a series of lectures and workshops organized by the Faculty of Information Technology of the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU). The series aims at students, CTU employees, and professionals in informatics.

Admission is free of charge.

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