Linklaters Webinar: Anonymization, pseudonymisation and the Five Safes

Linklaters Webinar: Anonymization, pseudonymisation and the Five Safes

About this webinar

April 3, 2019

Luk Arbuckle, Chief Methodologist at Privacy Analytics, headquartered in Ottawa, Canada presents extracts from the new white paper: The Five Safes of Risk-Based Anonymization, co-authored with Privacy Analytics CEO Dr. Khaled El-Emam. Peter Church from Linklaters also provides interesting insight into the legal thought process behind using anonymization and pseudonymization under the GDPR.

Check out The Five Safes of Risk-Based Anonymization whitepaper here.


Luk provides strategic leadership to our clients and to our organization on how to responsibly share and use data. He draws from an extensive background in statistics, data science and anonymization, and from having worked on the regulatory side as Director of Technology Analysis at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. Clients rely on Luk to help define the architecture that will enable them to meet their privacy obligations while supporting innovative and scalable uses of their data.

Luk Arbuckle

Chief Methodologist

Dr. Khaled El Emam is a Senior Scientist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute and heads the multi-disciplinary Electronic Health Information Laboratory (EHIL) team, conducting academic research on privacy preserving technologies such as data synthesis, de-identification and re-identification risk measurement, secure computation, and federated analysis. He is also a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. Khaled (co-)founded six companies focused on data management, data analytics and privacy preserving technologies.

Dr. Khaled El Emam

Founder of Privacy Analytics Inc.

Peter’s practice encompasses a wide range of areas in which technology interfaces with the law including data privacy, ecommerce regulation and technology contracts. He has spent time on secondment at a number of global technology and communications companies. He is editor of Data Protected, a review of data protection laws across 52 jurisdictions around the world. Peter studied Computer Science at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (First) and the Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School (Distinction).

Peter Church

TMT Counsel, Linklaters


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