The M. honorable Mrs. Núria de Gispert gives an award to the representative of Infoself Girona SL, distinguished with a honorable mention
The M. Honorable Mrs. Núria de Gispert gives the prize to the representatives of the company SISinf SL
Mrs. M. Àngels Barbarà, Catalan Data Protection Authority Director and Mr. Giovanni Buttarelli, Assistant Supervisor at the European Data Protection Supervisor
The Catalan Data Protection Authority (APDCAT) has celebrated the presentation of the first edition of the Data Protection by Design Award. This prize is intended to highlight the best initiatives produced in Catalonia that make responsible use of the new technologies in the field of personal data.
The awards were presented at a function held at the Parliament of Catalonia and chaired by the Speaker of the Catalan Parliament, Núria de Gispert.
In the first edition of these awards in 2013 the jury, chaired by the director of the Catalan Data Protection Authority (APDCAT) Maria Àngels Barbarà, decided as follows:
Award: The TESIShce project, by SISinf SL
The TESIShce project is a solution for the management of electronic clinical records in large and medium-sized healthcare centres integrated into the HC3 (Shared Clinical Record in Catalonia) system. It incorporates an access system based on users/profiles which enables traceability and, in particular, includes an application that allows patients to determine the level of protection afforded to their personal data. They receive notification when a medical professional consults their clinical record and can even decide who may have access to such information.
SISinf SL, a Sabadell-based company, was created in 1997 and is engaged in the development of management software for hospitals and clinics.
Honourable mention: The iEducació project by Infoself Girona SL,
The iEducació project is an intranet for the academic and resources management of education centres and communication between teachers, pupils, parents and the school. It incorporates an application privacy manager as well as other functions related to data protection, including a password change wizard, incident manager and access registry. It also provides spaces for exercise of the ARCO rights (access, rectification, cancellation and objection), the storage of documents containing sensitive information, and cookie management, among others.
Infoself Girona SL, a company dedicated to the new Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) sector, forms part of the Infoself Group, created in 1995.
Infoself Group is a group of companies that provides the most appropriate, innovative technology to create solutions focused on the user and different business models. Solutions aimed at improving productivity, management, security and reliability, while maximising competitive advantages.
The event was included in the Conference 'The reform of the European regulations of protection of data', organized by the APDCAT coinciding with the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the starting of the entity. The Assistant Supervisor at The European Data Protection Supervisor, Mr. Giovanni Buttarelli, gave a lecture about the Reform of the European Regulations of Data Protection and the importance of the privacy by design.
The companies that also presented its projects to the Data Protection by Design Award 2013 are:
- BRIDGE TECHNOLOGIES, LTD
- INNOVERY ESPAÑA S.L.U.
- STAITEX-CONFIDENCE DATES
- PRIVIUS IN MIND S.L.
- SOFTWARE, S.L.
- GMV YOU SOLVE GLOBALES INTERNET SAU
From the APDCAT we congratulate the entities awarded in the edition of 2013 and we thank all candidature sshown.