12 June 2020 Paris
Privacy and consumer data rights are gaining more attention across the globe as more and more consumers come to rely on the services offered in the digital economy. Consumer data rights can include fundamental rights to privacy, as well as regulations controlling the manner in which consumers consent to share their data with businesses and governments, and other regulations around how consumers can access, share and delete their data. Issues around privacy and data protection intersect on a number of policy areas including competition, consumer, privacy and data protection. There has been recent debate about the role of each of these policies in ensuring good privacy and data protection outcomes for consumers.
This roundtable is particularly timely, as a number of OECD jurisdictions have recently adopted, or are considering adopting, a range of new data rights for consumers. In many cases, the competitive impacts of these rights are largely untested and businesses are still adapting their processes in order to comply.
In June 2020, the OECD will address three primary questions:
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Wolfgang Kerber Bio
Professor of Economics, University of Marburg
Elizabeth Denham Bio
Information Commissioner, UK
Alessandro Acquisti Bio
Professor of Information Technology and Public Policy at the Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University
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