Past events


2022 Privacy Symposium Conference: Legitimate Interest in Practice

The 2022 Privacy Symposium Conference is developed as a non-commercial event, which aims at promoting international dialogue, cooperation, and knowledge sharing on data protection, innovative technologies, and compliance. Any remaining fund from the event will be reinvested in the organizing of the following editions. The programme is focused on high-quality content and is intended to be objective and technology-neutral.

Geert Somers will be the Chair for the Legitimate Interest in Practice panel.

Aula Magna Ca' Dolfin, Ca' Foscari University (Venice)
16.30 - 17.30 PM

How do you set up a (cross-border) webshop?

What legal aspects should you consider before getting started? What are the main differences between a B2B and B2C webshop? Is a dual structure the way to go? What types of information obligations do you have towards your webshop visitors? Which contractual documents should you have in place? Differentiate between website T&C, privacy policy, cookie policy and T&C of sale.

Speakers: Edwin Jacobs and Niels Vandezande


NCOI Seminar: Developments in the regulation of crypto currencies

2021 was another eventful year for crypto currencies. The classic players such as Bitcoin reached new heights and everyone seemed to be looking for the new gold with so-called "meme-coins" such as Shiba Inu and the latest hype: non-fungible tokens (NFT).

Although the crypto market itself seems crazier than ever, legislators have been busy. Concrete proposals are pending to regulate this market, which could have far-reaching consequences. In this seminar, Niels Vandezande explains the current state of affairs and the upcoming changes in legislation.


VIII Polish Congress of Data Protection Law: “Data Transfers – What Has Changed Over the Last Year?”

During the VIII Polish Congress of Data Protection Law, Magdalena Kogut-Czarkowska will present “Data Transfers – What Has Changed Over the Last Year?”

This is an online event, taking place from 23 - 25 March. It will be held in Polish.

Click here for more information and registration.

Scraping information from the internet

What can you freely scrape from the internet? Why can you not simply scrape everything that is online available? Learn about copyright, database law and personal data. What are typical contractual arrangements for the use of online information?

Lessons learned from litigation around internet scraping: learn how you can stay out of trouble. Learn how you can protect yourself against scraping by others.

Speakers: Geert Somers and Lynn Pype


FORMOBILE Results Event - panel discussion

FORMOBILE Results Event

Timelex’s Pieter Gryffroy will be joining a panel discussion on how EU Funded research projects address legal and ethical issues in collecting and analysing digital evidence.

This panel discussion is organized by the FORMOBILE project, in which Timelex participates as a legal expert. To attend the event, please register here.


Cryptocurrencies and how to proceed with them

In this webinar, we will discuss the current state of the law regarding cryptocurrencies, as well the upcoming legal framework proposed by the European Commission. The aim is to guide participants in how they can proceed with cryptocurrencies, and how to avoid the most common legal pitfalls when dealing with this hot topic.

For more information and registration, please visit the Workero Calendar.


Webinar: impact EHDS Regulation on BIGPICTURE project

The European Commission announced that its Proposal for a European Health Data Space (EHDS) Regulation will be published in Q1 of 2022. A common European Health Data Space should promote better exchange and access to different types of health data (electronic health records, genomics data, data from patient registries etc.), not only to support healthcare delivery (so-called primary use of data) but also for health research and health policy making purposes (so-called secondary use of data).

Bottlenecks of commercial contracts

What are the key topics to consider when concluding commercial agreements? Are there mandatory pre-contractual information obligations? What about the new B2B legislation and new Civil Code in Belgium? How can you limit the financial risk of poor performance and damages? How do you differentiate between rigid and flexible commitments? How do you sanction poor performance? What when changing circumstances and force majeure occur (e.g. COVID-19)? What is correct way to terminate and renew contracts? When is there an abuse of contract rights and good faith?


VII Polish Congress on Personal Data Protection

On 13 October 2021, Magdalena Kogut-Czarkowska will speak at an online conference: VII Polish Congress on Personal Data Protection Law. Her main topic is: 'The draft EU regulation on e-privacy - what awaits us?'.

Magdalena will discuss a few subjects: