e-PRODAT launches a questionnaire on Data Protection and e-Government

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A working group of the international project e-PRODAT, aimed at identifying and spreading best practices in Data Protection and e-Government in Europe, has developed a questionnaire to be fulfilled by participant Region and Cities, which is now available at www.eprodat.org. Every European Region or City is welcome to complete it and send it to e-PRODAT work team.

The questionnaire, available at www.eprodat.org, was prepared under the supervision of the University Rey Juan Carlos of Spain in close cooperation with the University of Patras, and will be filled in by the five European regions and cities which are partners of e-PRODAT (Bologna and Abruzzo in Italy, Western Greece and Kavalas in Greece, and Santa Cruz de Tenerife in Spain). Nevertheless, e-PRODAT team invites other interested European regional and local governments and public bodies to fulfil and send the form to eprodat@madrid.org. Forms received will be used as an input to prepare an assessment on Data protection and e-Government in European Regions and Cities, which will be distributed to all participants. e-PRODAT is a European project, part-financed by the European Union through its INTERREG IIIC program, aimed at promoting the exchange of knowledge and experiences between Data Protection Authorities and other public bodies concerning the protection of personal data used by Governments and Public Administrations for the provision of public services, and specially those related to e-Government or based on the Internet, helping in particular to create best practices recommendations in this area. Its leader is the Data Protection Agency of the Community of Madrid.