Select Page
Social Economy News

News of the European Social Economy

Have your say: Data Act & amended rules on the legal protection of databases

The European Commission aims at collecting the views of Member States’ competent public authorities, academic and research institutions, business associations, industrial clusters, companies/businesses, consumer organisations, trade unions and citizens.

All these stakeholder groups are expected to provide important feedback and insights on measures that would create a fair data economy by ensuring better control over and conditions for data sharing for citizens and businesses.

The European Commission also counts on Social Economy stakeholders to get a better understanding of the data sharing issues for social enterprise and social economy organisations and fine-tune this initiative.

The gathered views of all interested parties will help shaping the Data Act. This legislative initiative aims to create a fair data economy by ensuring access to and use of data for legitimate purposes, including in business-to-business and business-to-government situations.

The consultation will collect information on the following:

  1. Business-to-government data sharing for the public interest
  2. Business-to-business data sharing
  3. Tools for data sharing: Smart Contracts
  4. Clarifying rights on non-personal Internet of Things data stemming from professional use
  5. Improving portability for business users of cloud services
  6. Complementing the portability right under Article 20 GDPR
  7. Intellectual Property Rights – Protection of Databases
  8. Safeguards for non-personal data in international context

The consultation is open until 3 September 2021.


Share / Compartir / Partager


CIRIEC-International CIRIEC-España Social Economy Europe Ministerio de Trabajo y Economía Social Unión Europea