Recommendation 15: Privacy framework

Define a common security and privacy framework and establish processes for public services to ensure secure and trustworthy data exchange between public administrations and in interactions with citizens and businesses.


Data Protection Authority

The Data Protection Authority (DPA) is an independent supervisory body responsible for ensuring compliance with the fundamental principles of personal data protection. The Authority was created within the Belgian House of Representatives by the Act of 3 December 2017 establishing the Data Protection Authority and is the successor to the Privacy Commission.

GAIA-X for Belgium

Gaia-X is a digital ecosystem, working to create an environment in which data can be shared and stored under the control of data owners and users. Where rules are defined and respected, so that data and services can easily be made available. Gaia-X has the potential to create unprecedented opportunities for innovative, data-driven business models and new solutions that help European companies of all sizes and industries to scale up and compete globally.