Making the Case for Evidence-based Standardization of Data Privacy and Data Protection Visual Indicators

Interdisciplinary Research Group in Socio-technical CybersecurityMaking the Case for Evidence-based Standardization of Data Privacy and Data Protection Visual IndicatorsRossi Arianna, Lenzini GabrieleAbstract:Lately, icons have witnessed a growing wave of interest in the view of enhancing transparency and clarity of data processing practices in mandated disclosures. Although benefits in terms of comprehensibility, noticeability, navigability of the … Continued

What’s in an Icon? Promises and Pitfalls of Data Protection Iconography

Interdisciplinary Research Group in Socio-technical CybersecurityWhat’s in an Icon? Promises and Pitfalls of Data Protection IconographyRossi Arianna, Palmirani MonicaAbstract:Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), transparency of information becomes an obligation aimed at creating an ecosystem where data subjects understand and control what happens to their personal data. The definition of transparency stresses its user-centric … Continued

Proactive Legal Design: Embedding Values in the Design of Legal Artefacts

Interdisciplinary Research Group in Socio-technical CybersecurityProactive Legal Design: Embedding Values in the Design of Legal ArtefactsRossi Arianna, Haapio HelenaAbstract:Legal Design is an umbrella term for merging forward-looking legal thinking with design think- ing. It applies human-centered design to prevent or solve legal problems. Legal Design takes an interdisciplinary and proactive approach to law, covering not … Continued

Legal Design Patterns: Towards A New Language for Legal Information Design

Interdisciplinary Research Group in Socio-technical CybersecurityLegal Design Patterns: Towards A New Language for Legal Information DesignRossi Arianna, Ducato Rossana, Haapio Helena, Passera Stefania Abstract:Patterns are a central tool in legal design. They are conceptual schemes or entities describing solutions to a recurring legal problem, helping to make contracts, disclosures and policies accessible to users and … Continued

When Design Met Law: Design Patterns for Information Transparency

Interdisciplinary Research Group in Socio-technical CybersecurityWhen Design Met Law: Design Patterns for Information TransparencyRossi Arianna, Ducato Rossana, Haapio Helena, Passera Stefania Abstract:The problems of online disclosures, notices, and terms are well-known and documented. Research and experience tell us that consumers dislike and do not read them. Much less has been said and done about the … Continued

Formalizing GDPR provisions in rei ed I/O logic: the DAPRECO knowledge base

Interdisciplinary Research Group in Socio-technical CybersecurityFormalizing GDPR provisions in rei ed I/O logic: the DAPRECO knowledge baseRobaldo Livio, Bartolini Cesare, Lenzini Gabriele, Rossi Arianna, Palmirani Monica, Martoni Michele Abstract:The DAPRECO knowledge base is the main outcome of the interdisciplinary project bearing the same name (https://www.fnr.lu/projects/data-protection-regulation-compliance). It is a repository of rules written in LegalRuleML, an … Continued

Dark Patterns: Deception or Simply Bad Design?

Interdisciplinary Research Group in Socio-technical CybersecurityDark Patterns: Deception or Simply Bad Design?Rossi Arianna, Lenzini Gabriele, Koenig Vincent, Bongard KerstinAbstract: Lately, researchers, journalists, and regulators are devoting attention to dark patterns, defined as "design choices that benefit an online service by coercing, steering or deceiving users into making decisions that, if fully informed and capable of … Continued

DaPIS: an Ontology-Based Data Protection Icon Set

Privacy policies are known to be impenetrable and lengthy texts that are hardly read and poorly understood. This is why GDPR introduces provisions to enhance information transparency including icons as visual means to clarify data practices.