Privacy Officers Network

07 November 2005

Berlin, Germany


Introduction to German Data Protection Law (in particular main differences compared to Directive EC 95/46)

This meeting provided a roundtable with:

  • Germany's Federal Data Protection Commissioner, Herr Peter Schaar, who is also Chair of the European Union's Article 29 Data Protection Working Party
  • Two of the leading Land (state) Data Protection Commissioners, Berlin's Dr. Alexamder Dix and Hessen's Mrs. Regine Hillenbrand-Beck
  • Dr. Hansjuergen Garstka, Berlin's recently retired Berlin Commissioner, and the first in Europe to approve a Binding Corporate Rules scheme