Dr. Colette Cuijpers, LL.M. (1976) studied European and Dutch Law at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. She received her PhD in law for a study on the possibility and desirability of implementation of the European privacy directive into the Dutch Civil Code. She is currently Associate Professor at TILT, the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society and Professor of Applied Science at the University of Applied Sciences Avans-Fontys faculty of law. She has participated in research programmes in the field of privacy, liability law, e-government, intellectual property rights, and domain names.

She is the author of a book concerning liability of the government for electronic communications and was editor and co-author of a book concerning the processing of personal data during mergers in multinational concerns. .


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C. Cuijpers and B.J. Koops, The Netherlands: Best privacy practice for smart metering in Europe? In S. Gutwirth et al. (Eds.) European Data Protection: Coming of Age, Springer 2013, p. 269 - 293.


Cuijpers, C.M.K.C., Purtova, N.N. & Kosta, E. (2014). Data protection reform and the internet: the draft Data Protection Regulation, In A Savin & J Trzaskowski (Eds.), Research Handbook on EU Internet Law (pp. 543-568): Edward Elgar


Cuijpers, C.M.K.C. & Koops, E.J. (2008). How fragmentation in European law undermines consumer protection: The case of Location Based Services. European Law Review, 33(6), 880-897.


Cuijpers C.M.K.C., (2007). Employer and Employee Power Dynamics.The division of power between employer and employee in case of Internet and e-mail monitoring and positioning of employees. The John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law VOL. XXV, Winter 2007, NO. 1.


Cuijpers C.M.K.C., (2007). A private law approach to privacy; mandatory law obliged? SCRIPT-ed (2007) 4:4, 304-318.