Sponsors 2019




Microsoft is the productivity and platform company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world. Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to do more and achieve more. Since the company was founded in 1975, we have worked to achieve this mission by creating technology that transforms the way people work, play, and communicate. We develop and market software, services, hardware, and solutions that deliver new opportunities, greater productivity, and enhanced value to people’s lives. Microsoft lights up digital work and digital life experiences in the most personal, intelligent, open and empowering ways. We do business throughout the world and have offices in more than 100 countries, including each of the EU28 countries.





Dataguise provides enterprise data privacy and security solutions, enabling compliance automation for industry regulations and global privacy laws, such as the CCPA and GDPR. We are used by Fortune 500 companies worldwide to discover, protect, and monitor personal information & identities stored across their businesses, on-premises and in the cloud. With Dataguise, organizations can focus less on compliance risk and more on using data to improve the products, services, and experiences that drive business growth. To learn more, visit www.dataguise.com


Debevoise & Plimpton LLP ist eine internationale Kanzlei mit Hauptsitz in den USA. Das Frankfurter Team von Debevoise berät führende deutsche und internationale Industrie- und Handelsunternehmen, Private Equity-Fonds, Portfoliounternehmen, Banken und Versicherungen. Es wird von Anwälten geleitet, die über langjährige Erfahrungen bei nationalen und grenzüberschreitenden Transaktionen verfügen – sowohl in Deutschland, Österreich und anderen europäischen Ländern als auch in den USA. Die Frankfurter Anwälte von Debevoise sind überwiegend auch in den USA als Attorneys-at-law zugelassen.



OneTrust is the leading global software to operationalise data privacy compliance and Privacy by Design. OneTrust automates data protection impact assessments (PIA) and data mapping, identifies privacy risks, and enforces risk management and control activities in an integrated and agile approach. Our web-based software provides a central repository for DPO’s and privacy professionals to collaborate with business groups, service providers and trusted advisors managing privacy risks across controller, processor, and data transfer activities. The result is the ability to demonstrate accountability and compliance with EU’s data protection requirements (GDPR, BCR, Privacy Shield), and globally across privacy jurisdictions and frameworks.
OneTrust can be deployed in the cloud or behind your firewall. Organisations ranging from multi-nationals to small/medium enterprises use OneTrust for use cases including PIA’s (DPIA’s), Privacy Threshold Reviews (PTR), data mapping, vendor management, incident reporting, M&A due diligence, access requests, information security reviews (TRA’s), and annual privacy audits.



TrustArc is the leader in data privacy compliance and risk management solutions through its unmatched combination of innovative technology, expert consulting and TRUSTe certification solutions that together address all phases of privacy program management. The TrustArc Privacy Platform is the foundation for all of its solutions, delivering a flexible, scalable and secure way to manage privacy and comply with the global privacy regulations, including the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Refined over seven years of operating experience across a wide range of industries and client use cases, the TrustArc Privacy Platform is fortified by its in-depth services that leverage deep privacy expertise and proven methodologies that it has continuously enhanced over two decades and thousands of client projects. Headquartered in San Francisco, and backed by a global team, TrustArc helps over 1,000 clients worldwide demonstrate compliance, minimize risk and build trust. For more information, visit the TrustArc website, blog and LinkedIn.


WilmerHale is an international law firm with comprehensive expertise and experience in national and international data protection and information technology law. A key focus area is high-stakes litigation in data protection law, consumer protection law, and antitrust law. WilmerHale also regularly advises on GDPR compliance, incident and data breach response, international data transfers, including in the context of transatlantic litigation and investigations, as well as in the context of outsourcing and cloud computing projects, and on consumer and employee data protection topics.

Worldwide, WilmerHale is more than 1,000 lawyers strong, with 12 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. In our German offices in Berlin and Frankfurt about 40 attorneys advise on complex national and international matters.

Ulmenstraße 37 – 39, 60325 Frankfurt am Main
Friedrichstraße 95, 10117 Berlin

Bronze Partner

Promontory Financial Group, an IBM Company, is a leading global strategy, risk management and regulatory compliance consulting firm. We advise clients on the collection, use, transfer and storage of data across jurisdictions and industry sectors in a way that balances risk management with business goals.



Bird & Bird is an international law firm with over 1,300 lawyers in 29 offices in Europe, the Middle East, the Asia-Pacific region and North Amerika, with a focus on legal issues and industry sectors where technology, regulation and intellectual property have a significant impact. With over 300 lawyers, specializing on tech & comms, we are among the most recognised market leaders in this area. By the Who’s Who Legal Directory, we have been ranked worldwide as the law firm with the most highly recommended lawyers in the fields of internet, e-commerce, data protection and IT and in addition to that, won the JUVE Award 2018 as Law Firm of the Year for IT & Data Protection.

Bird & Bird LLP 
Carl-Theordor-Strasse 6
40213 Düsseldorf


DataGuidance is a platform used by privacy professionals to monitor regulatory developments, mitigate risk and achieve global compliance. Supported by 400+ leading worldwide privacy experts and in-house analysts, DataGuidance ensures you have access to comprehensive, consistent and up-to-date information. The platform includes focused guidance around core topics (i.e. GDPR, data transfers, breach notification and direct marketing, among others), Cross-Border Charts which allow you to compare regulations across multiple jurisdictions at a glance, a daily customised news service and expert analysis. These tools, along with in-house analysts who give personalised assistance regarding your specific research questions, provide a cost-effective and efficient solution to design and support your privacy programme.


EuroPrivacy is a certification scheme for GDPR gap analysis, audit and certification deveoped through the European research programme. It can be applied to products, services, processes, and information management systems. It combines legal, technical, cybersecurity and certification expertise to deliver a comprehensive compliance assessment. It has been optimized to address emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things, data analytics, and artificial intelligence. While its focus is on GDPR compliance, EuroPrivacy can easily be combined with complementary norms to be audited, such as ISO 27001 or national data protection regulations.

The certification scheme is monitored and regularly updated by an international board of experts in data protection with the support of the European Center for Certification and Privacy (ECCP) in Luxembourg. More information is available at www.europrivacy.com


Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information. Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top Internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world.
With Google Cloud, companies are building on the forward-looking infrastructure that Google itself uses. Thousands of miles of fiber optic cables make Google’s network the largest and most advanced in the world. The Google Cloud delivers fast, scalable and reliable performance. Leading the way in data analysis and processing, the Google Cloud offers much more than just data access. Using simple tools for speech, image and text recognition, each company can develop its own machine learning and AI solutions that are adapted to its own business model.


Smart Global Privacy enables organisations to:

  • Start or resume and accelerate and sustain compliance through the SaaS Smart Global Compliance solution, pre-configured for 700 industries and expandable to the extraterritorial privacy regulations of GDPR (leading countries of the G20)
  • Increase awareness of GDPR for their teams in e-learning via the Smart Academy
  • Implement the compliance action plan via partners on the Smart Marketplace
  • Deploy a software prevention plan on each employee’s workstation

Smart Global Privacy is present in 11 countries and is available in 7 languages.



Taylor Wessing is a full-service international law firm. With over 1,200 lawyers working with clients in the world’s most dynamic industries we offer market-leading, integrated legal expertise. Our 33 offices* across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, as well as our two representative offices in the USA, blend the best of local business, industry and cultural knowledge with international experience to provide astutely commercial solutions for our clients.
”Taylor Wessing is ‘definitely one of the best’ for data protection matters and provides ‘practical, very flexible advice’ and ‘thorough knowledge’.” Legal 500 Germany 2017 * Including our associated offices in Indonesia, Saudi-Arabia, and South Korea

Taylor Wessing Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB
Am Sandtorkai 41
20457 Hamburg



Iris Cassens-Wolf
Sales Manager
Phone: +49 (0)2 11/887 43-36 63