The Belgian data protection authority has published for public consultation its priorities for 2019-2025.

They are divided into three main categories:

Priorities by sector

  • Telecommunication and media
  • Government
  • Direct Marketing
  • Education

Priorities focused on the themes of the AVG (General Data Protection Regulation)

  • Role of the Data Protection Officer or “DPO”
  • Legitimacy of processing
  • Citizens’ rights (access, resistance, rectification, etc.)

Social priorities

  • Photos and cameras
  • Online data protection
  • Sensitive data (such as biometric data, health data, etc.)

Read the full statement.