izv. prof. dr. sc. Nina Gumzej
izv. prof. dr. sc.
Nina Gumzej

Nina Gumzej graduated from the University of Zagreb Faculty of Law in 2001 (summa cum laude). During these studies she was awarded with Dean’s award for outstanding academic achievement and Dean’s and Rector's awards for best student paper. In 2002 she earned her LL.M. degree (Distinction) in International Business Law at the Central European University in Hungary (courses taken also at the T.M.C Asser Instituut in the Netherlands) and the Ph.D. degree in 2011 at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Law (doctoral thesis on data protection in electronic communications). She passed the bar exam in 2005. Dr. Gumzej started working in 2003 (attorney’s office Vukmir and Associates and the County Court in Zagreb – law trainee; Croatian Telecom, Inc.) and has been employed at the Zagreb Law Faculty since 2012. She teaches several courses at the Zagreb Law Faculty (Information Technology Law, Privacy and Electronic Communications, Electronic Media Law, Internet Governance and Regulation, Introduction to Information Security, Cybersecurity and Cybercrime) and at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (Information law; Privacy and Consumer Protection in Electronic Communications - postgraduate multidisciplinary study Electronic Communications Market Regulation). She is currently engaged in several research projects: New Croatian legal system, Multidisciplinary Research Cluster on Crime in Transition - Trafficking in Human Beings, Corruption and Economic Crime (Zagreb Faculty of Law); Looking to the Future 2020 (Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries, University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing). Dr. Gumzej has so far been engaged as external legal expert for several studies for the European Commission. As a selected representative from the academia she participated from 2012-2013 in the Young Leaders Program supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology Foundation and the European Commission, academically steered by Imperial College London. Dr. Gumzej is editorial board member for the international journal Juridical Tribune (Law Department of the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies), scientific committee member of the international conference Perspectives of Business Law in the Third Millennium (Law Department of Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and the Society of Juridical and Administrative Sciences in Bucharest), and organizing and program committee member of the international conference SoftCOM  – Symposium on Information Security and Intellectual Property (ISIP). She is associate member of the Croatian Academy of Legal Sciences.

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Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)
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List of select publications

Book chapters:

1. Dragičević Dražen; Gumzej, Nina.
Privacy and Personal Data Protection in the Digital Environment // Legal Informatics and Information Technologies Law) / Dragičević, Dražen (ed.). Zagreb : Narodne novine, 2015. Str. 101-164.

Whole new chapter 5 - Privacy and Personal Data Protection in the Digital Environment (updated, 2018.) for students:  https://www.pravo.unizg.hr/PI/predmet/pit/dokumenti

Articles:

1. Gumzej, Nina; Dragičević, Dražen. Video Surveillance in the Workplace under the Croatian Act on Implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation. // Collected Papers of Zagreb Law Faculty. 69 (2019) , 3; 327-346 (journal article). URL link to workURL link to work

2. Gumzej, Nina. EU RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN AND GLOBAL INTERNET: ENFORCEMENT OF DELINKING REQUESTS // Media, culture and public relations. 7 (2016) , 2; 171-191 (journal article). prilozen text radaURL link to work

3. Dragičević, Dražen; Gumzej, Nina. Mandatory Data Retention and Privacy. // Collected Papers of Zagreb Law Faculty. 64 (2014) , 1; 39-79 (journal article). URL link to work
4. Gumzej, Nina. Selected Aspects of Proposed New EU General Data Protection Legal Framework and the Croatian Perspective. // Juridical Tribune. 3 (2013) , 2; 178-201 (journal article). URL link to work
5. Dragičević, Dražen; Gumzej, Nina. Liability of Intermediaries for Breach of Copyright and Related Rights on the Internet. // Collected Papers of Zagreb Law Faculty. 62 (2012) , 4; 1003-1042 (journal article). URL link to work

Scientific conference papers with international peer-review

1. Gumzej, Nina. Law and technology in data processing: Risk-based approach in EU data protection law and implementation challenges in Croatia // 2017 40th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics (MIPRO).Piscataway, NJ USA : IEEE, 2017. (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific). URL link to work
2. Gumzej, Nina; Dragičević Dražen. Convergence in communications and E-Privacy regulatory challenges, with a local perspective // Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Telecommunications – ConTEL 2015 / Thomas Plank / IEEE, editor(s). Graz, Austria : Graz University of Technology Institute of Microwave and Photonic Engineering / IEEE, 2015. 1-8 (conference proceedings papers, full paper, scholarly). URL link to work

3. Gumzej, Nina; Dragičević, Dražen. Cloud Computing Data Protection Aspects under Croatian and European Union Law // 22nd International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (Softcom 2014), 17-19.9.2014, Split (IEEE Catalog Number: CFP187A-USB, ISBN 978-953-290-051-4). (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific). URL link to work

4. Gumzej, Nina. Challenges of the Digital Environment for Personal Data Privacy and Security // 21st International Scientific Conference Society and Technology 2014, Opatija, 28.-30.6.2014., Book of Manuscripts. 706-730 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific). prilozen text rada

5. Dragičević, Dražen; Gumzej, Nina. Citizens' fundamental rights in the context of legal protection of intellectual property on the Internet // 20th International Scientific Conference Society and Technology 2013, Opatija, 28.-30.6.2013., Book of Manuscripts. 381-402 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific). URL link to work

6. Gumzej, Nina. Evolving Challenges and Legal Safeguards in Processing User Data in Electronic Communications // Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Telecommunications – ConTEL 2013.
271-282 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific). URL link to work

7. Gumzej, Nina; Grgić, Snježana. ePrivacy Rules and Data Processing in Users' Terminal Equipment: a Croatian Experience // Proceedings of the 36th International Convention on Information & Communication Technology Electronics & Microelectronics (MIPRO) (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific). URL link to work

8 Gumzej, Nina. The Council of Europe and the right to personal data protection: embracing postmodernity // Conference of the International Journal of Arts & Sciences Proceedings. 2013. (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific). prilozen text rada

9. Gumzej, Nina. Protection of Data Relating to EU Consumers in the IoT Age // Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM), 2012 20th International Conference Proceedings (SoftCOM 2012). (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific). URL link to work

Dissertations
1. Gumzej, Nina. Data protection in electronic communications / doctoral thesis. Zagreb : Pravni fakultet u Zagrebu, 05.9. 2011, 493 pages. Mentor: Dragičević, Dražen.

Other papers

1. Gumzej, Nina. General Data Protection Regulation, 2017. (scholarly).prilozen text rada

2. Gumzej, Nina. European Data Protection Framework: Current Themes, 2016.

3. Gumzej, Nina (in capacity of national legal expert for the study)
Time.lex, Spark Legal Network (Gumzej, Nina for Spark as national legal expert); European Commission, Directorate-General of Communications Networks, Content & Technology.
COUNTRY REPORT CROATIA, "ePrivacy Directive: assessment of transposition, effectiveness and compatibility with proposed Data Protection Regulation (SMART 2013/0071), Final Report - Annex, 2015. (study). URL link to work

4. (Spark Legal Network) van der Sloot, Bart; Paun, Mara; Leenes, Ronald; McNally, Peter; Ypma, Patricia (Gumzej Nina for Spark Legal Network, and other national experts); European Commission - corporate author. Croatia, in: Anti-Doping & Data Protection - An evaluation of the anti-doping laws and practices in the EU Member States in light of the General Data Protection Regulation ; Annex II - Fact Sheets Anti-Doping and Data Protection, 2017. doi:10.2766/042641

5. Time.lex and Spark Legal Network (Gumzej, Nina for Spark Legal Network).
COUNTRY REPORT CROATIA, for the study "Standard terms and performance criteria in service level agreements for cloud computing services" (SMART 2013/0039), in: Time.lex and Spark Ltd, "Standard terms and performance criteria in service level agreements for cloud computing services", D2. First Interim Report, Annex 2, 2014. (study). URL link to work


List of select projects

(Spark Legal Network) Time.lex; Spark Legal Network i Tech4i2; European Commission

Cross-border data flow in the digital single market: study on data location restrictions - study under the assignment of the European Commission(SMART 2015/0054), 2017. doi:10.2759/92602 (national expert for Spark for the purposes of final report, p. 140). http://dx.doi.org/10.2759/92602