Tim Van Canneyt

Van Canneyt, Tim

Tim Van Canneyt heads the Fieldfisher Technology Outsourcing & Privacy practice in Brussels. He has significant experience in the field of privacy, data protection, and data security, where he advises clients on their privacy compliance issues, such as consent, international data transfers, accurate privacy policies and notifications with the data protection authorities. He has a particular interest in privacy challenges caused by digital technologies and services (big data, cloud computing, internet of things, cookies, etc.). Another important part of his practice includes drafting and negotiating complex IT service agreements, and advising on legal aspects relating to licensing, system integration, maintenance and outsourcing.

Tim has been recognized as a leading practitioner in The International Who's Who of Information Technology Lawyers and Legal 500 and is described as "brilliant and clinical, with an acute grasp of the law particularly with regards to privacy, data protection and data security issues." He is the author of several publications in the field of data protection and information technology and is a guest lecturer ICT contracting practices at the University of Leuven. He is regularly interviewed by journalists on "hot" data protection topics.