Compliance Using Metadata

Wenning, Rigo and Kirrane, Sabrina ORCID: (2018) Compliance Using Metadata. In: Semantic Applications. Methodology, Technology, Corporate Use. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. pp. 31-45. ISBN 978-3-662-55432-6


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Everybody talks about the data economy. Data is collected stored, processed and re-used. In the EU, the GDPR creates a framework with conditions (e.g. consent) for the processing of personal data. But there are also other legal provisions containing requirements and conditions for the processing of data. Even today, most of those are hard-coded into workflows or database schemes, if at all. Data lakes are polluted with unusable data because nobody knows about usage rights or data quality. The approach presented here makes the data lake intelligent. It remembers usage limitations and promises made to the data subject or the contractual partner. Data can be used as risk can be assessed. Such a system easily reacts on new requirements. If processing is recorded back into the data lake, the recording of this information allows to prove compliance. This can be shown to authorities on demand as an audit trail. The concept is best exemplified by the SPECIAL project (Scalable Policy-aware Linked Data Architecture For PrivacyPrivacy, TransparencyTransparency and ComplianceCompliance). SPECIAL has several use cases, but the basic framework is applicable beyond those cases.

Item Type: Book Section
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Divisions: Departments > Informationsverarbeitung u Prozessmanag. > Informationswirtschaft > Polleres
Version of the Document: Accepted for Publication
Variance from Published Version: Minor
Depositing User: Javier David Fernandez Garcia
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2018 08:26
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2019 09:50


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