Diana Dimitrova is a research assistant in the Intellectual Properties Rights Department at FIZ Karlsruhe. She researches and publishes on a wide variety of data protection topics. Diana is also a PhD student at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and studies the rights of access and rectification in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice. She is the Vice-Editor of the biweekly „Data Protection Insider“ Newsletter. Diana is one of the core members of the annual CPDP (Computers, Privacy and Data Protection) Conference. Before joining FIZ Karlsruhe, Diana was a reasearch assistant from 2012-2016 at KU Leuven, Belgium, where she researched on data protection topics in the framework of EU FP-7 research project. In 2012 she completed an intership at the EDPS in Brussels. Diana holds an LL.M. in European law at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands.
D. Dimitrova;Video Surveillance at Work – In Need of Regulation? (López Ribalda and Others App nos 1874/13 and 8567/13); European Data Protection Law Review, 2020; Vol. 6(1); S. 152-157,
D. Dimitrova; P. De Hert; The Rigth of Access under the Policy Directive: Small Steps forward
In: Privacy Technologies and Policy: 6th Annual Privacy Forum, APF 2018, Barchelona; Medina, M.; Mitrakas, A.; Rannenberg, K.; Schweighofer, E.; Tsouroulas, N. (Hrsg.); Springer; ISBN 978-3-030-02546-5, S. 111-130, https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-02547-2_7
D. Dimitrova; Data Protection within Police and Judical Cooperation
in: Specialized Administrative Law of the European Union. A Sectoral Review / Hofmann, Herwig C. H.; Rowe, Gerard C.; Türk, Alexander (Hrsg.) ; Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2018; 720 S.; ISBN 978-0-19-878743-3; S. 204-233
F. Pichierri, D. Dimitrova, "Smart environments in the health context, self-management and data protection in the STARR project" , in: International Review of Law, Computers & Technology 2018,
"Rigas satiksme – The Scope and Limits of Data Protection: Case note"
in: European Data Protection Law Review (EDPL), 2017, v. 3(3), 418-422,
Co-authored a research paper on the topic: Privacy By Design – The Case of Automated Border Control: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2548516. It is also a book chapter in 'Privacy and Identity Management for the Future Internet in the Age of Globalisation,' 9th IFIP WG 9.2, 9.5, 9.6/11.7, 11.4, 11.6/SIG 9.2.2 International Summer School, Patras, Greece, September 7-12, 2014, Revised Selected Papers.
25. August 2015: Presentation at the ISBC 2015 Workshop in Karlsruhe. Topic: Identification and Surveillance at EU’s external borders. Participation in the following panel discussion at the ISBC 2015 Workshop.
24. May 2015: Presentation at the ISCRAM ELSI Workshop on the topic of data protection and mobile technologies for disaster management, Kristiansand, Norway.
30. April 2015: Presentation at FRONTEX on privacy and data protection aspects of Automated Border Control (ABC).