GDPR compliant cloud transformation

This course aims to introduce GDPR regulations in the context of cloud computing services. In addition, we will share practical implications of adopting cloud solutions, while complying with the main provisions of GDPR. The goal is to enable participants to increase their comfort level when confronted with cloud specific regulation in order to support their digital transformation process.

Price: 820.00 €

Duration: 4h

Language: Available in English and French. The supporting material is only available in English.

Number of participants: up to 20

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By the end of this training, the participants will be able to:

  • understand the roles and responsibilities of a DPO, in the context of a cloud transformation
  • identify and understand what contractual aspects must be put in place in their Cloud Service Agreements
  • explain the technical measures to be put in place to ensure a cloud architecture which is GDPR compliant


1. Introduction

  • Definition of the cloud and cloud service models
  • Latest trends, European and local initiatives
  • Sovereign Cloud/Gaia-X
  • Schrems II
  • Putting these concepts into perspective in relation to the financial sector

2. DPO perspective on cloud transformation

  • Points of attention
  • Organisational aspects (DPO role, privacy by design, impact analysis)

3. Legal and contractual perspective

  • New regulations and guidelines
  • Contractual aspects and recommendations

4. Technical perspective

  • Shared security model
  • Technical solutions for a cloud infrastructure in compliance with the GDPR

Target audience


  • Data Protection Officers and their employees
  • Chief Information Officers and their employees 
  • Chief Information Security Officer

Our lead experts

This training is coordinated by Stéphane Zema, Jacques-Félix Wirtz, Directors at PwC Luxembourg, and Nicolas Hamblenne, Director at PwC Legal Luxembourg.

Stéphane Zema is a director leading the Cloud and ICT infrastructure services at PwC (Technology consulting). He has over 14 years of experience in the field of ICT infrastructure. He supports his clients with their cloud transformation, addressing aspects such as strategy, architecture, governance, compliance, implementation and operational aspects. He has extensive experience as programme manager and technical expert, enabling him to interact with CxO level as well as with operational field experts.

Jacques-Félix Wirtz is a director within the Industries and Public Sector department at PwC Luxembourg. In his role, Jacques-Félix focuses on business process improvements, fraud detection and GDPR compliance in both the public and health sectors. In particular, he has worked on projects assisting clients in their compliance efforts with the European General Data Protection Regulation by establishing a coherent governance model and analysing the impacts of the data and security risks.

Nicolas Hamblenne is a director within the Technologies & IP department and of the Commercial Contracts practice of PwC Legal Luxembourg. Prior to joining the firm in July 2020, Nicolas spent 5 years in an independent leading Belgian law firm as senior associate of the Data, IP & Media practice. He advises clients on a wide range of information technology and communications matters and has extensive experience in data protection matters (including GDPR compliance), commercial and IT agreements as well as marketing and advertising law.

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PwC's Academy, Crystal Park Building, PwC Luxembourg

Tel: +352 49 48 48 4040

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