IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2016
11/10/2016 01:30 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.
Privacy + Data Security
SQUARE - Brussels Meeting Centre
rue Mont des Arts
Cars already monitor and record data from a large number of sensors installed in the vehicle, including air pressure, engine temperature, and fuel consumption. In addition, more and more cars are now being equipped by employers, vehicle-lease, and insurance companies with a black-box telematics device. The data collected may include location data, journey records, driver behavior, and more. These types of data qualify as personal data and may be of interest for accident-alert, fleet-management, and insurance purposes.
But governments also have an interest in this data to assist in the reduction of congestion and pollution, as well as aid traffic management plans and infrastructure improvements. Accordingly, there are many data controllers who want to share the data generated by the telematics devices (such as the device manufacturers, vehicle leasing companies, employers, insurance companies, and the government, to name a few). As they share the infrastructure, they will each, but also jointly have to assess how their collection and use of personal data affects users privacy, and how they each and collectively can comply with applicable law.
In this panel, a case study will be presented and discussed in light of both EU and U.S. law of a vehicle-lease company that gets a request from some of its customers to equip their car fleet with telematics devices. Each of the panelists will represent a specific interested party, to discuss:
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