The Spanish data protection (AEPD) has published the foundations for Awards ‘ protection of personal data 2018 ’. This edition includes the categories of Good Practices on initiatives to adapt the rules of procedure, communication, good practices In education for the safe use of internet for minors and research Emilio Aced.
The agency wants to acknowledge the work done to disseminate the importance of this fundamental right in such areas as education, business, research científico-técnica, conducted by Public Administrations and carried out by means of communication. The deadline for nominations until 30 november.
The Award for good practices on initiatives to adapt the rules of procedure recognizes the work of organizations which promote adaptation to the General rules on data protection (RGPD), as well as those that contribute to ensuring the fundamental right to protection of personal data. In assessing nominations shall take into account cases where adaptation to RGPD and compliance are of a particular challenge for making reference to data treatments. The award, which consisted of a honours and sharing of best practices, is being convened in two modes:
- Ongoing initiatives taken by private companies, associations and foundations to adapt to RGPD.
- Initiatives to adapt the rules of procedure carried out by the entities that make up the public sector.
The Data protection prize communication 2018 , which includes a prize of 3,000 euros and a second prize of €1,500, is designed to recognize the work of media and media professionals constitute comunicaciónque outstanding contribution to the promotion of privacy among citizens and organizations that promote personal information.
Eligible at the same work devoted to the individual subject-matter, such as convening an editorial, news, report or radio or television or journalistic projects - to define a commitment to the promotion of data protection - such as a series of news or specialized sections −. Work must have been disseminated among the 1 november 2017 and 30 november 2018.
In this edition of the communication prizes work priority will be addressing different aspects of the rules of procedure, both those on the rights of citizens and which refer to changes in the obligations that they have to comply with the organizations that promote personal data.
The Award for good practices in education in privacy and data protection for the safe use of the internet is designed to reward the adoption of best practices to promote better knowledge of the fundamental right to protection of data between pupils of primary, secondary, baccalaureate and vocational training, and contribute to raising awareness among students about the value of privacy and the responsible use of personal information sharing on the internet, own and others.
The prize - the projects which can be technical, organizational, methods, actions, advocacy and awareness-raising workshops, drills or dissemination materials, among others - is being convened in two modes:
- Good practices carried out by educational establishments of primary, secondary, baccalaureate and Vocational training. The prize includes a staffing establishment of school materials in the amount of €3,000.
- Involvement of individuals, institutions, organizations and associations, public or private, who have distinguished themselves prominently on the momentum and the dissemination of the safe internet use among minors, related primarily to the personal information, with the courage to privacy. This award is voluntarily.
The Research award Emilio Aced recognizes works and projects with a strictly prácticorealizados approach in the area of a university or other institution that promotes or financed research studies in the context of research científico-técnica and apply the principles of data protection with a view to ensuring the rights and freedoms of others.
It concerns the work that are related to personal data are considered high risk, and the degree of complexity and innovation of the project or work. The prize comprises €3,000.