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Rosa Barceló

Policy Coordinator, Privacy, Trust, and Related Aspects
European Commission

Rosa Barceló’s responsibilities include the e-Privacy Directive (2002/58), and her remit includes defining policies on personal data breach notification, revisions of the e-Privacy Directive, as well as following up self-regulatory initiatives such as Do-Not-Track and OBA. Barceló’s other assignments include assisting in devising pragmatic and proportionate policy solutions to protect online privacy in areas such as profiling, cloud computing and net neutrality.

Prior to taking up this position, Barceló worked  for EDPS and also in the Data Protection Unit of the European Commission in Brussels, where she was responsible for issues related to new technologies, the U.S. Safe Harbor agreement, BCRs and contractual arrangements for transferring personal data from the EU, among other things.

Barceló has also worked as a private lawyer in the Brussels offices of Morrison and Foerster and DLA Piper, where she advised clients on European privacy and data protection, electronic commerce and technology law.

Barceló is the author of books and articles on data protection and Internet-related topics, and she often lectures on the above topics.