of the Data Protection Day is to give European citizens
the chance to understand what personal data is collected
and processed about them and why, and what their rights
are with respect to this processing.
should also be made aware of the risks inherent and
associated with the illegal mishandling and unfair
processing of their personal data.
objective of the Data Protection Day is therefore to
inform and educate the public at large as to their
day-to-day rights, but it may also provide data
protection professionals with the opportunity of meeting