GDPR Compliance and UX Consequences

A main goal of GDPR is data protection by design. But we also want to encourage consent in order to enable service development. How can digital products get this balance right at the UI level? Through examples and a collaborative design sprint, Paul and Virginia helped participants to explore and critique approaches.



About Paul

Paul teaches UX, digital design, information management and social media research. His current research interests encompass the UX of intelligent systems, sociotechnical design for e-mental health and the visualisation of scientific ideas. He also works with students on “live” projects for internal research teams, student startups and external clients.


About Virginia

Virginia is an information professional, academic and technology specialist with over 35 years’ information services management experience within educational and cultural heritage sectors. Virginia specialises in Knowledge Management, IT ethics, data governance and UX. Virginia is studying for her PhD researching participatory culture and the paradigm of user-generated content in information repositories.