SMEDATA IS HERE TO …

Prepare SMEs, their associations and their legal advisors for the effective application of the GDPR through awareness, multiplying training and sustainable capacity building

SMEDATA IS HERE TO …

Ensure sector-specific and sustainable knowledge and implementation of GDPR through self-assessment and awareness tool

SMEDATA IS HERE TO …

Assist the understanding and compliance with GDPR through the development of an innovative mobile app for individuals and SMEs

About SMEDATA Project

OBJECTIVE

The SMEDATA Project aims at ensuring the highest degree of privacy and personal data protection through innovative tools for SMEs and citizens

ACTIVITIES

SMEDATA will organise a series of awareness and training events, develop a self-assessment tool and a mobile application, disseminate and communicate project objectives and results

BENEFICIARIES

Management and expert staff of SMEs, their associations, their legal advisors as well as citizens will benefit from SMEDATA awareness & training campaign and innovative tools

General Data Protection Regulation and SMEs
The protection of natural persons in relation to the processing of personal data is a fundamental right. The processing of personal data should be designed to serve mankind. In order to ensure a consistent level of protection for natural persons throughout the Union and to prevent divergences hampering the free movement of personal data within the internal market, GDPR is the instrument to provide legal certainty and transparency for economic operators, including micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. Member States and their supervisory authorities are encouraged to take account of the specific needs of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the application of GDPR.
What we do

SELF-ASSESSMENT TOOL

We will provide an affordable and tailored made solution to the SMEs to assess the compliance of their processes with the GDPR and to ensure continuous process of SMEs self-improvement.

MOBILE APPLICATION

We will develop a free, open-source mobile application assisting citizens and SMEs in understanding and complying with GDPR.

Awareness and Training

We will organize 24 regional awareness-raising events as well as 4 trainings for trainees in Bulgarian and Italy.

NEWS

We will keep you up to date with the latest development of the project.

MEET OUR PROJECT TEAM

Ventsislav Karadjov

SMEDATA Project Leader

Chairman of the Commission for Personal Data Protection of the Republic of Bulgaria
Deputy Chair of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB).

Plamen Angelov, CIPP/E

WP3 Leader

Director of legal and international affairs at the Bulgarian Commission for Personal Data Protection with significant diplomatic and project experience.

Luigi Montuori

GPDP Team Leader

After qualifying for the Bar, he moved to the Italian DPA (1997) where he has been the Head of IT Networks Department; now he is the Head of the “EU and International matters” Service.

Carlo Colapietro

ROMA TRE TEAM LEADER

Carlo Colapietro works as Full Professor of Public Law at the “Roma Tre” University. He is also the Director of the Postgraduate Master “Data Protection Officer and Privacy expert”.

Hristo Konstantinov

WP4 leader

Hristo Konstantinov is Managing director of Apis Europe JSC since 2018. In SMEDATA project he is acting as company’s team leader and leader of the mobile app development activities in WP4.

VLADISLAV SLAVOV

WP5 Leader

Vladislav Slavov is a chairperson of The Union of Bulgarian Jurists. He was a President of the Supreme Administrative Court (1996-2003) and a constitutional judge (2003-2012).

Milen Raykov

WP2 Leader

Milen Raykov is a Partner in EY for Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo. He is an experienced data privacy professional and a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Kamelia Angelova

EWLA-Bulgaria Team Leader

Kamelia Angelova is a lawyer with extensive background in EU law. Ms Angelova is currently acting as chairperson of the Managing Board of EWLA – Bulgaria.

Expected Outcomes
PARTNERS
COMMISSION FOR PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA
2 Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov Blvd.,
Sofia 1592, Bulgaria
e-mail: kzld@cpdp.bg
Website: www.cpdp.bg

KZLD

ITALIAN DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY
11 Piazza Venezia,
Rome 00187, Italy
e-mail: garante@gpdp.it

ITALIAN DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY

APIS EUROPE
67B Postoyanstvo Str.,
Sofia 1111, Bulgaria
e-mail: office@apis.bg
Website: www.apis.bg/en/

APIS

THE UNION OF BULGARIAN JURISTS
7 Pirotska Str.,
Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
e-mail: sub@sub.bg
Website: www.sub.bg

THE UNION OF BULGARIAN JURISTS

ERNST & YOUNG BULGARIA
47A Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd, Fl.4,
Sofia 1124, Bulgaria
e-mail: irina.yaneva@bg.ey.com

ERNST & YOUNG BULGARIA

ROMA TRE UNIVERSITY
159 Via Ostiense Str.,
Roma 00154, Italy
e-mail: smedata@uniroma3.it
Website: www.uniroma3.it

ROMA TRE UNIVERSITY

EUROPEAN WOMEN LAWYERS ASSOCIATION BULGARIA
36 Shipka Str., Floor 3,
Sofia 1504, Bulgaria
e-mail: office@ewla.bg
Website: www.ewla.org

EUROPEAN WOMEN LAWYERS ASSOCIATION BULGARIA

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eu flagThis project is funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union

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