Is Your Data Safe When Traveling? - Data Protection Laws in Italy


This webinar will review the main aspects and challenges concerning the protection of personal data in Italy, with a focus on foreigners temporarily present in the country. Topics include the confidentiality of electronic communications, non-disclosure of bank and financial operations, treatment of customer data, publicity of proceedings in which foreigners might be involved in Italy, and available institutional arrangements and judicial/administrative remedies in cases of breach of data protection guarantees. A particular reference will be made to the right to deletion/to be forgotten. The webinar will address the requirements of the directly applicable EU General Data Protection Regulation, cases from the Italian data protection authority, as well as other relevant regulations, such as those applicable to managers of establishments providing accommodation.

The webinar will be presented by Dante Figueroa, a senior legal information analyst at the Law Library of Congress, and Robert D?Orazio, a permanent official at the Italian Parliament. Dante has a J.D. degree from the University of Concepcion, Chile, an LL.M. from the University of Chile, and an LL.M. from American University in Washington, D.C. He is fluent in Spanish, English, French, and Italian, and conversant in German and Portuguese.

Presenter Roberto D?Orazio is a permanent official at the Italian Parliament, currently serving as a comparative and foreign law researcher at the Library of the Chamber of Deputies. He holds a law degree and has published many articles and essays mainly in comparative and European law. A member of several law journal editorial boards, he was a panel member and presenter at various national and international conferences and workshops and participated in national research projects.

Date and Location

Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm