ITechLaw 2011 European Conference
Oslo, Norway • Grand Hotel Oslo • 20-21 October 2011
Dr. Elisabeth P. M. Thole
Senior Associate, Van Doorne, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Elisabeth Thole is head of her firm's Privacy Team. She specializes in ensuring privacy compliance in organizations. She is an expert in the areas of data protection, IT contracts, e-commerce, outsourcing, open source and IP rights.
She frequently publishes and speaks at conferences on data protection and IT related topics, and she has authored books and articles on data protection, IT agreements, open source, e-commerce and the Y2K problem. Publications include: "Indecent photos on your Facebook," NotaBene (2011); "Internet Searches and Privacy of Job Applicants Under Dutch Law," Juriste International UIA (2010); "Privacy and Cloud Computing," Informatie (2010); "50 Questions on Privacy," Kluwer (2010); "IT Agreements," SDU (2010); "Unclear Sourcing Rights," Automatisering Gids (2008); and "Offshoring and Privacy Aspects," Cri (2007).
She is a member of the editorial staff of the journals Privacy & Informatie (Privacy & Information), Tijdschrift voor Internetrecht (Journal for Internet Law) and the (new) Journal on Privacy Compliance. She was recently nominated "Best in Internet/IT" for the Euromoney Legal Media Group Women in Business Law Awards 201.
Dr. Thole is a member of ITechLaw, the Netherlands Association of Computer Lawyers, the Netherlands Association for IT and Law, the Union Internationale des Avocats and the Netherlands Association for Privacy Law. She also serves as Vice-President of the UIA Data Protection Commission. She is highly recommended by the leading independent international surveys, including PLC Which Lawyer?, Legal 500 and Chambers Europe.