The Spanish Agency of data protection (AEPD) has published the foundations to stand for the ‘ Prizes personal data protection 2019 ’. This edition includes two new categories: the prize of endeavor in data protection ‘ Angela Radio Oaks ’ and the prize to good practices for greater protection of privacy of women victims of gender violence. Alongside them are the prizes of good practices on initiatives to adapt to regulation, communication, Good Educational Practices for the safe use of the internet by minors and research ‘ Emilio Aced ’.
The Agency recognizes with these awards the work done to disseminate this fundamental right in areas such as education, business, research científico-técnica, done by Public Administrations and made by media, as well as reward good practices in an area as sensitive as protection for victims of gender violence. The deadline for the submission of candidatures finalitza el 15 November.
The Entrepreneurship prize in personal data protection ‘ Angela Radio Oaks ’ aims to reward developing a business, product or service creative, innovative and with social impact on data protection and guaranteeing the rights and freedoms of individuals.
In this first edition have been prioritised, among others, those activities related to the management of risks and solutions relating to disruptive technologies, dealing with special categories of data on treatments are considered high risk, affecting a significant part of society or vulnerable groups.
The Prize for best practices in connection with initiatives of public and private aimed at greater protection of privacy of women victims of gender-based violence will award an activity, product or service of public or private sphere for awareness and prevention of different forms of gender violence in the internet environment.
A modo de ejemplo de buenas prácticas, se valorarán especialmente las apps, guías, herramientas o materiales que las entidades públicas o privadas desarrollen para prevenir la violencia de género en internet.
The Prize to good practices on initiatives to adapt to the rules recognizes the work of organizations that promote adaptation to General Rules of data protection (RGPD), as well as those that help ensure the fundamental right to the protection of personal data. To assess candidatures will take into account cases where adaptation to and compliance RGPD of a particular challenge for referring to data treatments high risk. The prize, which is an honorific mention and dissemination of good practices, convenes in two modes:
- Initiatives by private sector companies, associations and foundations to adapt the RGPD.
- Initiatives to adapt to regulation carried out by entities that make up the public sector.
The Data protection prize of communication 2019 , which includes a prize of €3,000 and a second prize of €1,500, aims to acknowledge the journalistic work of media and communications professionals who represent an important input to the promotion of privacy between citizens and entities that seek personal information.
May opt to the same trabajos individuales devoted to the subject matter of the call - as an editorial, news, report, or radio or TV programme − or journalistic projects that define a commitment to the promotion of data protection – such as sets of news or specialized sections.
In this edition of the awards for communication priority will be given to the work that have contributed to spreading more data protection, both among citizens as between those who seek data, as well as the area of social responsibility of the agency.
The Prize for best practices in educational privacy and data protection for safe use of the internet aims to reward the adoption of good practices to promote the knowledge of the fundamental right to the protection of data between primary schoolchildren, secundària, batxillerat and training, and which contribute to educate students about the value of privacy and the responsible use of personal information that share online, themselves and others.
The award − which may arise projects, actions of advocacy and awareness, workshops or materials, among others − convenes in two modes:
- Good practices carried out by centres educatius primary, secondary and vocational Baccalaureate. The prize includes a strength of school materials worth €3,000.
- Commitment of individuals, institutions, organisations and associations, public or private, that were distinguished prominently in the drive and the dissemination of the safe use of the internet among minors, intrinsically linked to personal information and with the value of privacy. This award honorary is.
Will take precedence work consider the risks and solutions involving innovative technologies, dealing with special categories of data or treatments considered high risk, among other things.
The Research prize Aced Emilio reconoce trabajos y proyectos con un enfoque estrictamente práctico realizados en el ámbito de una Universidad o institución de la Unión Europea o Iberoamérica que promueva o financie estudios de investigación en el contexto de la investigación científico-técnica y en los que se apliquen los principios de protección de datos con el fin de garantizar los derechos y libertades de las personas. El premio de Investigación incluye una dotación económica de 3.000 euros y la difusión del trabajo premiado.
The term ends on 15 November 2019.