Innovation project “Privacy portal – Your right to access” successfully concluded – Kick-off for its realization

Privacy issues are of increasing relevance for consumers. For this reason for the last 15 months the German Federal Ministry for Consumer Protection (BMELV) financed the innovation project “Privacy portal – Your right to access”. The portal reduces the burden for consumers to make use of their right to access. Furthermore, tools should support companies to systematically and more effectively process consumer requests to access their personal data. The project was jointly implemented by the IT-company Consist Software Solutions GmbH, the Unabhängigen Landeszentrum für Datenschutz Schleswig-Holstein (ULD) and ConPolicy. With the development of a prototype for such a portal, the project has been successfully concluded. The project partners thank all parties that have contributed to the success. The next step is to win the support of consumer and privacy advocates and of companies to jointly implement the portal.