It has been 3 years since the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) was introduced for the entire European Union. The law ensures that individuals have more rights when processing their personal data. The UvA is, of course, also impacted by this.
Over the past three years, the UvA has paid a great deal of attention to raising awareness about privacy and information security. We have provided training and workshops and will continue to do so, hopefully soon on location again. Procedures has been established to improve the handling of data subjects' rights and data breaches.
Webcam covers are available at various locations near the entrance or at the porter's desk. Take one -or a few- with you! For yourself, your roommate and your mother. Then you all can decide who can see you while working or surfing the internet.