Privacy Conference
19 September 2017

Privacy Conference

Dare the leap!

How can we reach a common practice on privacy in a globally connected and digital economy?

The Privacy Conference brings together data protection experts with hands-on experience from the digital economy and various industries. Speakers will showcase best practices and field-tested solutions that can help businesses to comply with new EU as well as international data protection regulation. 


International Data Flows



Privacy Management

Technology & Tools


One in five IT companies have so far ignored the GDPR

In less than a year, companies in Germany and Europe will face fines in the million euros if they fail to implement the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). However, one in five IT and digital companies (19 per cent) have not yet dealt with the topic and only one in three (34 per cent) has started to organize or even implement the first measures. Four out of ten companies (42 per cent) are currently working on the subject, but have not started to implement measures, and 5 per cent did not or could not provide any information... Read more

Bitkom comments on Art.29 Group draft Guidelines on Data Protection Impact Assessment

The General Data Protection Regulation introduces a new duty to carry out and document a data protection impact assessment (DPIA) for high risk situations. A DPIA should be based on an adequate risk assessment management. Should a company come to the conclusion in its risk analysis that a specific data processing activity will result in “high risk” to the rights and freedoms of the data subject, a DPIA needs to be conducted, especially if extensive data is used for profiling, a large scale use of sensitive personal data is processed or systematic monitoring of public areas (Art. 35 GDPR)... Read more

Whether you are a global player or a start-up – here you can present your company as an expert innovator. If you would like to get actively involved in the Privacy Conference, don't hesitate to get in touch with us.

How to contact us:
Johanna Wohlgemuth
Johanna Wohlgemuth
Project Manager Trade Fairs and Events
Bitkom Servicegesellschaft mbH
+49 30 27576-554
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