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Gerald Sendera

Gerald Sendera

is data protection supervisor and legal counsel for SBA Research.

Consulting Area

Gerald’s consulting activities are focused on data protection management and GDPR-compliance, in which he combines legal knowledge with hands-on experience in information technology.

  • Data protection awareness
  • GDPR compliance
  • Data protection management systems (DSMS)
  • Data protection audit
  • External data protection officer
  • Lectures and talks on data protection awareness and compliance

Research Interests

Gerald’s main research interest is the impact of data protection legal bases on compliance measures.


Gerald graduated in law at the University of Vienna (Mag.iur) in 2001 and has been working in IT since 2004 in different functions. During his career he completed technical certification trainings for vendor solutions such as Avaya, Cisco or Oracle. He is CIS-certified Data Protection Officer and was awarded the Privacy Professional certification at Sigmund Freud University Vienna’s Training Academy.


Top Publications:

  • Measuring Cookies and Web Privacy in a Post-GDPR World (2019)
    • Adrian Dabrowski and Georg Merzdovnik and Johanna Ullrich and Gerald Sendera and Edgar R. Weippl
    • Passive and Active Measurement Conference 2019
       author = {Adrian Dabrowski and Georg Merzdovnik and Johanna Ullrich and Gerald Sendera and {Edgar R.} Weippl},
       authorhotlist = {true},
       title = {Measuring Cookies and Web Privacy in a Post-GDPR World},
       booktitle = {Passive and Active Measurement Conference 2019},
       year = {2019},
       month = {3},
       pdf = {201903 - ADabrowski - Measuring Cookies.pdf},

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