​  This Task Force is currently inactive and will be meeting again if renewed interest arises.

TF-DPR: Data Protection Regulation​​

Working with NRENs to meet data protection regulation requirements

The objective of TF-DPR is to gather information, discuss and develop tools and best practices to be able deal with the requirements of data protection regulation, with a focus on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) and GÉANT’s shared services can prepare for its introduction. 

The Task Force aims at collaborating on the implementation of the GDPR and other privacy regulations in the following ways:

  • To build up a trusted forum with members who actively participate and are involved in the results of the task force.
  • To provide a platform to promote the sharing of best practices, tools and policies related to data protection and privacy regulations.
  • To discuss, share ideas and give feedback that lead to a better understanding of the privacy regulations. Shared opinions can result into policies that provide guidance. 

The task force aims to gather individuals, within the GÉANT community, such as legal privacy experts and privacy officers who are working on data protection regulation within their organisations. The outcomes of this task force will be shared with the wider GÉANT community.

​More information

The TF-DPR​ wiki contains more information about activities, plans and meetings.​

Steering Committee:

Morten Eeg Ejrnæs Nielsen (DeiC)

Evelijn Jeunink (SURFnet)

Andrew Cormack (Jisc)

David Foster (CERN)

Pål Axelsson (SUNET)

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​Next meeting

More information coming soon.