Since global regulations surrounding data privacy and protection have strengthened the data handling framework, the data professional is core to the management of every organisation. However, we have found that many Data Protection Officers and Heads of Compliance are working in isolation.

The Arena for Data Protection Professionals has been established as a peer to peer community where support is available for anyone dealing with data: DPOs, Heads of Compliance, CTOs, CISOs, Marketing Communications managers, Customer Service managers, CIOs…

The Trust Bridge has partnered ADPP to organise networking events. 

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Our inaugural event will cover the following topics:

Standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data from the European Union to third countries (controller-to-controller transfers)

PECR and the e-privacy directive – its implications for marketing


November 28th 2019 from 18.00 til 20.30, at the offices of Simmons and Simmons

1 Ropemaker Street
EC2Y 9SS, United Kingdom

Moderated by Penny Heyes

Guest speakers:

David Clarke, Steve Wilkinson, Tara Taunbaum, Alex Brown and Chiara Rustica

David is a highly experienced Chief Information Security Officer/Cyber Security and GDPR Management. With a deep knowledge of Global project delivery and operational leadership. He operates across FTSE (Financial Times Stock Exchange) 100 index companies, SME and start-ups within Financial Services, FinTech, Telecoms, Technology and Utilities sectors developing strong coherent cyber security, GDPR data protection and privacy strategies.  He is the founder of GDPR Technology Forum  with over 18,000 members

Steve has been working with several government departments recently and has insight into the plans for eprivacy directive. He will be sharing those with us.

Tara is well known in the Data privacy world,  Voted privacy Hero 2018 by the Privacy Professors Group   Tara goes by many titles: lawyer, advocate, mediator, researcher, consultant, speaker and writer. With incredible expertise in areas like privacy, intellectual property and data protection, she has made a name for herself in several areas of the world, most notably the UK, France and the US. She is a member of ICANN’s Non commercial Users Constituency, the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) and Society for Computers Law.

Alexander Brown is a Partner at Simmons and Simmons, in the Information, Communications & Technology Group in Simmons & Simmons London Office. He advises on outsourcing and commercial ICT contracts for users and suppliers of ICT products and services and also has a particular specialism in data protection and privacy.

Chiara Rustica is an independent EU privacy, GDPR, and data regulation analyst whose articles on how data business models should change after the GDPR have been published extensively in academic journals, trade publications, and

Member price: £10 using your member link – please contact us if you have not received this.

Non Member price: £20  Register here 

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