08.30-13.00 Registration in the Fisher Building
Parallel 1: Social media
Chair: Laura Linkomies, Editor, Privacy Laws & Business Reports
9.00 Data Protection issues with Social Media
Sören Preibusch, Researcher, University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory and co-author of “The Privacy Jungle: On the Market for Data Protection in Social Networks”
Guy Stephens, Consultant on social media for Carphone Warehouse and Mars
William Long, Counsel, Sidley Austin, London
Social Media has grown exponentially over the last few years with Facebook having more than 500 million active users making it, by population, the third largest “country” on earth, YouTube has more than 2 billion visits a day and 72% of internet users between the ages of 18-55 are active on at least one networking site. The growth of social media applications has been matched by the growth of data protection concerns over use of data of millions of users.
Join this session to hear from some of the experts in social media on the current and future uses of social media in business, the regulatory developments in this area and best practice in dealing with data protection issues when operating social media applications.
Parallel 2: Privacy and transparency
Chair: James Michael, Legal Editor, Privacy Laws & Business Reports
9.00 Seeking a new balance between privacy and transparency
Peter Schaar, Federal Data Protection Commissioner, Germany
- subject access rights
- individual rights with regard to the source of the data (e.g. Art. 34 BDSG on credit scores)
- privacy notices to consumers
- collection and disclosure of personal data on the Internet (e.g. Street View, profiling)
- notification requirements with DPAs (Directive 1995/46/EC)
- Directive 2003/98/EC on the re-use of public sector information
- Freedom of information requests vers. privacy concerns (e.g Bavarian Lager case)
10.00 International Transfers of Personal Data
Chair: Valerie Taylor, Consultant, Privacy Laws & Business
10.05 Binding Corporate Rules via Paris
Florence Raynal, Head, European and International Affairs, CNIL, (Data Protection Commission), France
10.20 Intra-Group Agreements: When to use them and how to implement them
Anne Wilkes, Consultant, ACW Consulting, London
10.30 The relative advantages and disadvantages of using deed polls as a method of ensuring bindingness
Ellis Parry, Global Lead - Data Privacy, BP International, London
10.40 From Binding Corporate Rules to Binding Global Codes
Richard Thomas, Consultant, The Centre for Information Policy Leadership, Hunton & Williams, UK
Parallel 1: International
Chair: Stewart Dresner, Chief Executive, Privacy Laws & Business
11.30 Mexico's privacy law, including both EU and APEC elements, fully operational from January 2012
Wanda Sigrid Arzt Colunga, Commissioner, Federal Access to Information and Data Protection Commission (IFAI), Mexico
12.00 EU Adequacy becoming the standard in Latin America: Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Colombia, and Brazil
Pablo Palazzi, Attorney, Allende & Brea, Buenos Aires, Argentina (www.palazzi.com.ar)
Parallel 2: United Kingdom
Chair: Stuart Lynch, Consultant, Privacy Laws & Business
11.30 Good practice, Voluntary assessments, and the ICO’s audit programme
Louise Webb, Head of Good Practice, Office of the Information Commissioner, UK
- What an ICO audit involves and the benefits to organisations
- Examples of good practice identified through audit work
- Plans for the future of good practice audit at the ICO
12.00 Supporting the technical needs of the ICO: Investigations, Complaints and Policy
Simon Rice, Principal Policy Adviser (Technology), Office of the Information Commissioner, United Kingdom
14.00 Data Protection: Recent Trends and Developments in Hong Kong
Chair: Professor Graham Greenleaf, Asia-Pacific Editor, Privacy Laws & Business, Australia
Allan Chiang, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong
- Privacy catastrophes in recent years
- Tipping point in 2010
- Implications for law enforcement, promotion and education, and legislative reform
- Where do we go from here?
Parallel 1: Data protection trends in Asia: Part 1
14.30 More detailed coverage of 10 countries: Japan; South Korea; China; Macau SAR; Hong Kong SAR; Taiwan; Thailand; Philippines; Malaysia; India.
Brief mentions of other countries from Pakistan to Vietnam
Professor Graham Greenleaf, Asia-Pacific Editor, Privacy Laws & Business International Report; Professor of Law & Information Systems, University of New South Wales, Co-Director, Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII), Founding Director, Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre, UNSW (2000-10), and Visiting Fellow, at the Universities of Edinburgh, Kyung Hee University Law School, Seoul, Korea, NALSAR University, Hyderabad, India, and Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London
Parallel 2: La adecuación europea está siendo el estándar en América Latina
14.30 Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Colombia, & Brasil
Chair: Wanda Sigrid Arzt Colunga, Commissioner, Federal Access to Information and Data Protection Commission (IFAI), Mexico;
Pablo Palazzi, Abogado, Allende & Brea, Argentina (www.palazzi.com.ar)
Esta sesión será en idioma español
Parallel 3: Auditing
Chairs: Stuart Lynch and Valerie Taylor, Consultants, Privacy Laws & Business, UK
14.30 Discussion: Sharing experience on conducting data protection law compliance audits
- With such a pressure on resources, what are the factors encouraging the conduct of an audit?
- How do participants decide on their priorities?
- How do participants decide on a methodology?
- Who conducts the audit? Internal general audit team/Specialist interenal DP audit team?/External DP auditors/Other?
- What works and what does not?
15.45 Data protection trends in Asia: Part 2
Chair: Stewart Dresner, Chief Executive, Privacy Laws & Business, UK
Professor Graham Greenleaf, Asia-Pacific Editor, Privacy Laws & Business International
16.30 The Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Privacy Framework – Implementation and Enforcement: Moving forward or treading water?
Nigel Waters, Principal, Pacific Privacy Consulting, Australia
- Report on progress in implementing the APEC Privacy Framework, including the proposed Cross Border Privacy Rules scheme
- Assessment of how this work relates to other international privacy developments
Day 1: Monday 11th July
Day 2: Tuesday 12th July
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