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dr. G.J. (Gerard) Ritsema van Eck

Assistant professor and post-doc researcher in IT-law
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My work focuses on the role that emerging surveillance technologies play in the free exercise of human rights in public spaces. I focus on privacy and data protection rights. As such, I am involved in the research project SMiLES (Shard Connectivity in Mobility and Logistics Enable Sustainability).

Other positions

- Member of Research Ethics Review Committee of the Law Faculty (CETOR)
- Founder of the Surveillance Studies in Groningen Network for all (SSiGNall)
- Member of the Surveillance Studies Network
- Member of the Data Protection Law Scholars Network
- Teacher and member of advisory board Frijlande Privacy Management
Last modified:03 April 2024 10.14 a.m.

Contact information

Oude Boteringestraat 18
9712 GH Groningen
The Netherlands