The Office of the Privacy Commissioner engages with its international counterparts to enhance Bermuda's reputation as a regulatory leader and to ensure that its guidance and actions are consistent with standards and best practices around the world.
Individuals benefit from this engagement because their privacy rights are interpreted according to the high standards of global consensus.
Organisations benefit because our guidance reflects consensus best practices and our regulatory actions become interoperable standards that suit multiple jurisdictions, promoting consistency and reducing compliance costs.
WORKING GROUPS AND COMMITTEES
British, Irish and Islands Data Protection Authorities (BIIDPA)
A regional network of privacy commissioners, BIIDPA meets annually with informal collaboration throughout the year. Member since January 2020.
A project launched by the European Data Protection Supervisor, the Digital Clearinghouse works to create a platform facilitating cooperation, dialogue, and exchange of insights and best practices between regulatory authorities, policy makers, researchers, and other stakeholders. Member since January 2020.
Also known as the "Berlin Group," this group specializes in cutting edge technologies such as blockchain and facial recognition. Member since February 2020.
Founded by the European Data Protection Supervisor, IPEN works to promote and advance the state-of-the-art of privacy engineering. Member since May 2020.
This group enables the sharing of experience, knowledge, and expertise across Commonwealth nations. Member since May 2020.
The APPA Forum is the principal network for privacy and data protection authorities in the Asia Pacific region. Observer since June 2020.