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Published: 9 October 2019
‘It was thrilling to be part of PrivSec this year, there was genuine excitement in the room when privacy activists Max Schrems and David Carroll took the stage, and I’m so grateful to have witnessed that. It was humbling to represent our Bailiwick alongside global heavyweight organisations. We should be proud, as a jurisdiction, that the international community is aware of the approach we’re taking towards effective, independent regulation that encourages our regulated community towards excellence, and protects individuals’ rights.’Mrs Martins spoke on four key areas of regulation: prediction, prevention, detection and enforcement. Central to her presentation was how regulators should aim for balance across these four areas by describing The Office of the Data Protection Authority’s (ODPA) approach, the implications for regulated entities and how it can secure better outcomes.