Efrain Castaneda is a Privacy Counsel with expertise in Law and Technology, Privacy and Data Protection. Efrain is an attorney at law and holds a law degree (J.D.) from Mexico and an MPhil with accent on regulation of emerging technologies, from Tilburg University School of Law in the Netherlands. In conjunction with his legal background, Efrain is a certified international privacy professional (CIPP/E) and holds an Honour Code Certificate by Harvard School of Economics for having successfully completed and received a passing grade (1st of the class) on a distance-learning course titled Innovating in Health Care (BUS5.1x). Efrain has worked in the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium and in the UK conducting privacy legal research for various EC-funded demonstration projects and initiatives in the fields of security, community policing, and health. Recently, Efrain's focus is on digital consent and tracking technologies, tracking internal compliance and outlining global data protection requirements in the digital context.