Scottish Privacy Forum: Personal Data and Political Campaigning

January 13th, University of St Andrews
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 09:30

The next Scottish Privacy Forum will take place in the Boardroom of The Gateway Building, University of St Andrews on the 13th January 2020. The theme of the forum is 'Personal Data and Political Campaigning' and will feature an exciting range of speakers addressing the issue from contrasting perspectives. The confirmed speakers are:

Mr Willie Rennie, MP. Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats
“Political Leadership in the Digital Age.”

Dr Mark Shepherd and Dr Narisong Hu, Department of Politics, University of Strathclyde
“An Experimental Exploration of Network Dynamics on Social Media: Accounting for Who Spots Fake News and Who Shares It”

Matthew Rice, Open Rights Group
“Who Do They Think We Are? Using Rights to Understand how Parties Profile Voters”

Jenny Brotchie, Senior Policy Advisor, Scottish ICO
“Data Protection and Political Campaigning”

This event is open to members of Scottish Privacy Forum. If you would like to find out more about the Forum or are interested in joining, please email