Courts, privacy and data protection in Belgium: Fundamental rights that might as well be struck from the constitution

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Abstract

Through critical analysis of case law in Belgium courts, this chapter reveals the significant role courts play in the protection of privacy and personal data within the new technological environment. It addresses the pressing question from a public who are increasingly aware of their privacy rights in a world of continual technological advances – namely, what can I do if my data privacy rights are breached?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCourts, Privacy and Data Protection in the Digital Environment
EditorsMaja Brkan, Evangelia Psychogiopoulou
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Limited
Pages63-81
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)978 1 78471 871 8
ISBN (Print)9781784718701
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Keywords

  • Data Protection

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de Hert, P. (2017). Courts, privacy and data protection in Belgium: Fundamental rights that might as well be struck from the constitution. In M. Brkan, & E. Psychogiopoulou (Eds.), Courts, Privacy and Data Protection in the Digital Environment (pp. 63-81). Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.