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Chairman of the Dutch privacy watch dog will become vice-chairman EU-covenant

Aleid Wolfsen, the chairman of the Dutch Authority for Personal data protection (AP), the next five years, also vice-president for the European Data Protection Board (EDPB), reports the AP Wednesday in a press release.

The board (EDPB) is a partnership of several European supervisors. These organizations are responsible for maintaining the new European privacy law, the General data protection regulation (AVG).

“With the introduction of the AVG is cooperation between the European supervisory authorities has become even more important, equal rules also require consistent monitoring,” said Wolfsen. “I am honored that I as a vice-president there is an additional contribution to deliver.”

Wolfsen will his duties as chairman of the Authority Personal data retained.

The EDPB since 2018, under the leadership of Andrea Jelinek, the chairman of the Austrian privacy watch dog.

See also:
What does the new European data privacy act for you?

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