This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 285492.


OECD work on privacy

July, 2013

Over several decades the OECD has given particular importance to the promotion of respect for privacy as a fundamental value and a condition for the free flow of personal data across borders. The basis of OECD’s work on privacy are the Guidelines on the Protection of Privacy and Transborder Flows of Personal Data, which have been revised in July 2013. These new Guidelines are the first update of the original 1980 version, which has been the first internationally agreed  set of privacy principles.

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Joint conference of SurPRISE, PRISMS and PACT 13th-14th November 2014, Vienna

Citizens’ Perspectives on Surveillance, Security and Privacy: Controversies, Alternatives and Solutions

An international conference will be arranged jointly with the EU FP7 research projects PACT and PRISMS on the 13-14.11.2014 in Vienna. This event will enable the target groups to discuss the outcomes, results, conclusions, methods and recommendations of these projects. The conference will be specifically aimed at policy-makers, members of national and the European Parliament, representatives from the industry, law enforcement end users and representatives from the Commission and national bodies responsible for shaping security technology and policy programmes.

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