European Spring Conference – 2016



Last week the Channel Islands were represented at the Data Protection Authorities’ European Spring Conference, held in Budapest.

The Conference covered topics such as practical implications for regulators and others in light of the GDPR and the modernisation of data protection around the world and welcomed new members to its midst, including the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority and The Commissioner of the Canton Basel-Stadt.

The Conference also said goodbye to two long-serving members.  Jacob Kohnstamm from the Dutch DPA and Christopher Graham, the UK Information Commissioner, will be heading to pastures new and provided the gathering with their memories of the evolution of data protection and their hopes for its future.

More information on the resolutions and reports of the Conference can be found at