Policy

Data privacy

At DIGITALEUROPE we are committed to ensuring that European users benefit from the highest standards of data protection and privacy. We also aim to ensure that protection and innovation can go hand in hand.  

 With an expected annual growth of around 10%, the data market is one of the fastest growing part of the European economy. Today there are already over 280,000 data companies based in the EU. This raises new challenges but it also presents, in even greater measure, a vast range of opportunities for Europe to tap in.

  • At DIGITALEUROPE, we aim to help Europe navigate this transformation. Our policy work notably focuses on:
  • Implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • The proposed ePrivacy Regulation, updating Europe’s rules for privacy in electronic communications
  • Ensuring the viability of international data transfers
  • The e-evidence proposal, ensuring that Europe’s approach to law enforcement access to electronic evidence raises the global rule-of-law and fundamental rights standard
Areas covered
  • Data transfers
  • ePrivacy
  • GDPR
  • Government access
Our resources on Data privacy
Publication & Brochure 26 Nov 2020
Schrems II Impact Survey Report
Policy Paper 27 Oct 2020
Response to EDPB consultation on draft Guidelines on the concepts of controller and processor
Policy Paper 18 Sep 2020
DIGITALEUROPE comments to the Proposed Revision of Commercial Cryptography Administrative Regulation
Policy Paper 17 Sep 2020
DIGITALEUROPE response to the European Data Protection Board’s consultation on the Guidelines 6/2020 on the interplay of the PSD2 and the GDPR
Policy Paper 31 Aug 2020
An early analysis of Schrems II – key questions and possible ways forward
Your contact for Data privacy
Alberto Di Felice
Director for Infrastructure, Privacy and Security
Martin Bell
Policy Officer for Privacy and Cybersecurity
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