International survey on data protection


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International Survey on Data Protection!

Data protection is attracting increasing attention from the media and decision-makers. This leads to an increase in the number and diversity of actors active involved in the field of data protection public policy, which is often is not so much defined at a supranational level rather than at a national level, but at a supranational level in public or private fora such as the European Union or the W3C.

This survey was created in order to get a better understanding of the different conceptions perceptions actors involved in this field may have regarding data protection, and the concepts used in data protection law. It also takes a look at the various political and philosophical backgrounds behind the normative instruments.

The aim is to map out these various representations, ideas and values and complete previous studies on the topic.

This is why having background knowledge on data protection is not a requirement. The aim of the questionnaire is not to measure knowledge but to map out various representations and understandings of terms that can often have different meanings according to the context in which they are used. As such, having input from professionals and citizens with little or no previous experience in data protection is just as valuable, if not more, as input from experts in the field.

This study is part of the doctoral research project of Julien Rossi, financed by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research at the University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC) in France.

Estimated completion time : 15 minutes

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