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Wednesday, May 16 • 12:00 - 12:25
Walking the Walk: Responsible Data Resources in the Shadow the GDPR

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“Responsible Data” has become a growing buzzword to reflect ethical duties around consent, privacy, security, and ownership of information collected, used, and shared among civil society. Oxfam, for example, instituted a responsible data policy in 2015, which underwent review last year. More recently, the ICRC partnered with the Brussels Privacy Hub to produce a detailed handbook on data protection in humanitarian action. Institutional donors have begun to realize the importance of data security for grantees, but gaps in knowledge, resources, and technical expertise to support responsible data remain pervasive among not-for-profit organisations. This short session will discuss existing resources currently available to advance Responsible Data efforts within organisations. It will also highlight the important role that donors and public/private collaborations can play to promote better data practices and.

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Joseph Jerome

Policy Counsel, Center for Democracy & Technology
Joseph Jerome is a lawyer for the Privacy & Data Project at the Center for Democracy & Technology. His work focuses on big picture legal and ethical questions posed by emerging technologies, but he also is trying to wrap his head around the GDPR. He's written about data uses in video... Read More →

Wednesday May 16, 2018 12:00 - 12:25
Village Main Stage

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