Between 28 May and 25 June, these 1-hour interactive virtual meetings evaluated the GDPR from the perspective of the data subject, to assess its effectiveness in actively enhancing individual control.

For each session, there is a recording, a presentation and a blog by the CSC available (after login):

Best practices to improve your GDPR stakeholder involvement in decision taking – with Matthias Dobbelaere-Welvaert, Ministry of Privacy (28 May)

  • Practical advice to improve relationships with key stakeholders, and the strategic benefits of doing it well.

How to collect consent without creating consent fatigue? – with Prof. Paul De Hert and Gianclaudio Malgieri, VUB (4 June) –

  • Are data subjects taking the time to understand (digital) consent requests, and what can be done to remedy consent fatigue?

The ‘Right to be forgotten’ is not absolute – with Peter Van Dyck, Partner at Allen & Overy (Belgium) LLP (9 June)

  • When does the right to be forgotten (i.e. the right to erasure) apply, and when doesn’t it?

European Self-Sovereign Identity Framework – with Daniël Du Seuil, Programme manager and blockchain architect with the Flemish public service (23 June)

  • The European Self-Sovereign Identity Framework enables citizens to control and self-manage their various digital identities, across sectors and countries.

Privacy as a human right – with Kati Verstrepen, President of the Ligue for Human Rights (25 June)

  • Authorities have been looking to use digital technologies in the fight against Covid-19. But this public health crisis doesn’t mean privacy rights must be at risk.