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Trainings in the field of personal data protection for SME representatives

Within the framework of the SMEDATA II project in April and May 2022 six trainings will be held, aimed at representatives of small and medium business in Bulgaria and Italy. The goal of the trainings is awareness raising of SME representatives in regards to the legal framework of personal data protection. During the events, the final version of the mobile application “GDPR in your pocket” will be demonstrated. The tool was developed within SMEDATA and SMEDATA II projects to introduce… Continue Reading Trainings in the field of personal data protection for SME representatives

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Events to Mark the Data Protection Day

On January 28, 2022, the Day of Personal Data Protection will be celebrated for another year. It is commemorated worldwide and outside Europe, it is known as Data Privacy Day. In 1981, the Council of Europe adopted the first international treaty dealing with the right of individuals to the protection of their personal data: the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data of the Council of Europe, also known as „Convention 108”. To this day,… Continue Reading Events to Mark the Data Protection Day

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“GDPR in Your Pocket” is now available as a Windows 10 desktop application

The upgraded version of the “GDPR in Your Pocket” application was published in “Microsoft Store” on 18 November 2021 and can now be downloaded for free here. Thus, the App can be installed either on mobile devices from the application stores “Google Play” for Android devices and “App Store” for iOS devices or on desktop computers using Windows 10 operating system from the “Microsoft Store”. This upgrade was launched in order for the tool to reach a larger number of… Continue Reading “GDPR in Your Pocket” is now available as a Windows 10 desktop application

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“GDPR in your pocket” is now available in five languages

The upgrade of both the content and the functionality of the mobile application “GDPR in Your Pocket” continues. Its content is enriched by the national data protection legislation of France and Germany (at federal level), while the application “speaks” five languages ​​with its users. From the beginning of October, users of the application can choose between Bulgarian, English, German, French and Italian to access the “Legal Library”, “GDPR Dictionary”, “Guide for Citizens”, and “Guide for SMEs” modules. The “GDPR in… Continue Reading “GDPR in your pocket” is now available in five languages

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Initiatives to mark the Data Protection Day – January 28, 2021

On 28 January 1981, exactly 40 years ago, the Convention 108 for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data of the Council of Europe came into force. The Council of Europe took the initiative and declared 28 January Data Protection Day, that is currently celebrated in numerous countries around the world. The still ongoing COVID-19 pandemic posed an unprecedented threat to humanity in all possible aspects – health, economy, culture. One of the challenges facing the world in the context of… Continue Reading Initiatives to mark the Data Protection Day – January 28, 2021

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The implementation of the SMEDATA II Project has started

At the beginning of the new 2021, the implementation of the SMEDATA II project began, which is a continuation of the successfully implemented SMEDATA I Project: “Ensuring the Highest Degree of Privacy and Personal Data Protection through Innovative Tools for SMEs and Citizens”. The aim of SMEDATA II is to ensure the sustainability of the achieved results by continuing and further developing the activities for increasing the competence in the field of GDPR among the targeted groups – small and… Continue Reading The implementation of the SMEDATA II Project has started

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Full record of the Final International Conference within the framework of the SMEDATA Project

More than 180 representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises and personal data protection specialists took part in the Final International Conference under the SMEDATA Project, held online on October 28, 2020. The forum was organized by the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali). Representatives of the Italian supervisory authority, Roma Tre University, the Italian National Association of the Craft Industry took part in the individual sessions. The partners from Bulgaria were represented by the Commission… Continue Reading Full record of the Final International Conference within the framework of the SMEDATA Project

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Trainings for trainers in the field of personal data protection

Four “Training for trainers” events have been planned within the framework of the SMEDATA project, aimed at specialists in the field of personal data protection – two in Italy and two Bulgaria. The trainings in Italy took place in September. The two “Training for trainers” events in Bulgaria will take place in the form of two-day online webinars, and the potential participants are given a choice of two options: On 2 and 3 November 2020 – from 9:00 to 12:00… Continue Reading Trainings for trainers in the field of personal data protection

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Final International Conference of the SMEDATA Project

On October 28, 2020, the Italian Data Protection Authority and the Commission for Personal Data Protection of the Republic of Bulgaria (CPDP) are organising a final international conference within the framework of the SMEDATA project. The event, which will be held online, will review the results of the activities carried out within the project, aimed at raising awareness of personal data protection among representatives of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Current challenges to the processing of personal data, including aspects… Continue Reading Final International Conference of the SMEDATA Project

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The “GDPR in Your Pocket” mobile app was awarded by BAIT Awards for 2019

The “GDPR in Your Pocket” mobile app created under the SMEDATA project was honored in the “Public Administration” category at the annual awards of the Bulgarian Association of Information Technologies (BAIT). The event was held on 25 February 2020 in Sofia under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rumen Radev. The idea of the awards is to pay tribute to all the individuals, institutions and organizations that have been contributing to the information and communication technologies… Continue Reading The “GDPR in Your Pocket” mobile app was awarded by BAIT Awards for 2019

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