European Data Protection Law
Enhancing cooperation between different EU justice systems and preserving the rule of law
Swiss Data Protection Law
Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner provides access to Swiss Data Protection Law
Council of Europe - Convention 108
The Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data
US Data Protection Law (FTC)
The US Federal Trade Commission provides an overview on US federal data protection law.
Legal Search Engine on International Law
provides an easier, quicker and more systematic access to international law in several languages.
Tools & Resources
EuroPrivacy GDPR Certification
Certification scheme for personal data protection analyzing and certifying compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation
Privacy Pact – Voluntary Compliance
online platform enabling companies and other entities based outside of Europe to voluntarily and formally abide to the European obligations related to personal data protection
Smartphone app providing information on privacy in smart cities. It provides detailed information on sensors and other Internet of Things deployments in smart cities.
Privacy Flag Crowdsourcing Tools
Privacy Flag provides a set of tools to enable end-users and citizens to assess the compliance of websites and smart phones applications with the GDPR obligations.
has researched and developed a new methodology to assess the compliance of applications, websites and IoT deployments with the personal data protection rules and obligations. It has developed a set of tools enabling citizens to assess such compliance and to share the results of their evaluations. It also supported the development of EuroPrivacy, a Certification Scheme on compliance with the GDPR.
researching and developing innovative model for holistic cybersecurity. It is developing a dynamic privacy and security seal for ICT deployments
researching and analyzing innovative models and approaches to reduce cyber-criminality with a holistic approach, combining ICT, behavioral and economics expertise
leading privacy strategies for IoT deployments
developing a set of tools to support privacy friendly user engagement in large scale pilot on the Internet of Things.
specifying, implementing, field-testing, validating and exploiting an innovative privacy enforcement platform that will enable the Privacy as a Service (PaS) business paradigm and the market for online privacy services.
defining, implementing, and validating in pre-market status a holistic framework of technologies and tools that should enable the end user to configure the privacy settings, to understand the flow of their information, to detect episodes of information collection occurring without consent, to identify the offender and finally, to know the value of their data
delivering a high Technology Readiness Level (TRL) Visual Privacy Management Platform, which empowers any citizen to achieve desired levels of privacy by creating and monitoring a personal Privacy Level Agreement
The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) is a centre of expertise for cyber security in Europe.
Europol is the European Union’s law enforcement agency. Its main goal is to achieve a safer Europe for the benefit of all the EU citizens.
European Data Protection Supervisor
EDPS is the European Union’s independent data protection authority in charge of monitoring and promoting the respect of personal data protection.
European Center for Certification and Privacy
ECCP is a lead organization in tests, labeling and certification for personal data protection and Internet of Things
European Digital Rights
European Digital Rights (EDRi) is an association of civil and human rights organisations from across Europe that defends rights and freedoms in the digital environment.
IIP – Istituto Italiano per la Privacy
The Italian Institute for Data Privacy and Data Valorisation (IIP) is a center of studies and advocacy funded by private subjects (individuals, associations, law firms and even multinational companies). The European Commission (within the Program Horizon 2020 for the Privacy Flag project), is also dedicated to the issues of protection and enhancement of personal data, information and identity in the global ICT company.
The European Cybersecurity Organization (ECSO) is a large European forum on cybersecurity.
The IoT Forum is a member based organization which aims to Promote international dialogue and cooperation on the Internet of Things, Organize events and conferences, such as the IoT Week, Develop activities and synergies with and among its members
Privacy International (UK)
Privacy International advocates for strong privacy protections and surveillance safeguards in law and technology.
ACLU - American Civil Liberties Union
For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University
The Berkman Klein Center's mission is to explore and understand cyberspace; to study its development, dynamics, norms, and standards; and to assess the need or lack thereof for laws and sanctions.
CDT - Center for Democracy and Technology
CDT is a champion of global online civil liberties and human rights, driving policy outcomes that keep the internet open, innovative, and free.
Center for International Security and Cooperation is Stanford University
The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) is Stanford University’s hub for researchers tackling some of the world's most pressing security and international cooperation issues.
CPSR - Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
CPSR is a global organization promoting the responsible use of computer technology. Founded in 1981, CPSR educates policymakers and the public on a wide range of issues. CPSR has incubated numerous projects such as Privaterra, the Public Sphere Project, EPIC (the Electronic Privacy Information Center), the 21st Century Project, the Civil Society Project, and the CFP (Computers, Freedom & Privacy) Conference. Originally founded by U.S. computer scientists, CPSR now has members in 26 countries on six continents.
EFF - Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development.
EPIC - Electronic Privacy Information Center
EPIC is a public interest research center in Washington, DC. EPIC was established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging privacy and civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, freedom of expression, and democratic values in the information age.
National Security Archives
Founded in 1985 by journalists and scholars to check rising government secrecy, the National Security Archive combines a unique range of functions: investigative journalism center, research institute on international affairs, library and archive of declassified U.S. documents, leading non-profit user of the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, public interest law firm defending and expanding public access to government information, global advocate of open government, and indexer and publisher of former secrets.
The Department of Information Technologies and Communications of the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena together with the Association for Microwave Power in Europe for Research and Education (AMPERE) are pleased to announce the 3rd Global Congress on Microwave Energy Applications (3rd GCMEA) which will be kindly hosted at the Facultad de Ciencias de la Empresa (Faculty of Business) of the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Cartagena, Spain, July 25-29, 2016.
In the light of those regulations, DG CONNECT, ENISA, the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and Telefónica are organizing APF 2018.
The IoT Week gathers the community of stakeholders engaged in developing new Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and solutions. During the IoT Week 2018, the Euskalduna Conference Centre will host prominent IoT experts, researchers, IoT focused companies, research centres, European research projects, start-ups and international organizations to meet, discuss and identify emerging trends and technologies that will impact the future. The event is co-organized by the IoT Forum and IK4-TEKNIKER.