Conference Speaker Rosa BARCELO

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Department DG CONNECT
Organisation European Commission

Rosa's responsibilities include the ePrivacy Directive (2002/58). Her remit includes defining policies on personal data breach notification, revisions of the e-privacy Directive as well as following-up self-regulatory initiatives such as Do-Not-Track and OBA. Other assignments include assisting in devising pragmatic and proportionate policy solutions to protect on-line privacy in areas such as profiling, cloud computing, and net neutrality.

Prior to taking up this job, Rosa worked  for EDPS and also in the Data Protection Unit of the European Commission in Brussels where she was responsible, among others, for privacy issues related to new technologies, the US Safe Harbor agreement, BCRs and contractual arrangements for transferring personal data from the EU.

Rosa has also worked as a private lawyer in the Brussels offices of Morrison and Foerster and DLA Piper where she advised clients on European privacy and data protection, electronic commerce and technology law.

Rosa is the author of books and articles on data protection and Internet related topics and often lectures on the above topics.