Ana-Maria Hriscu is a PhD researcher at Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT). She holds an LL.M. (summa cum laude) in Law & Technology (2021) and an LL.B. (cum laude) in Global Law (2019) from Tilburg University. In early 2021, Ana received the IAPP Westin Scholar Award for her performance in the privacy and data protection courses at Tilburg University. In the same year, her Master thesis, entitled ‘Privacy and exclusion in relation to India and Kenya’s biometric ID systems: a data justice perspective’, was nominated by Tilburg Law School for the Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award and the JC Baak Prize.

As part of the Digital Legal Lab, a cross-university research collaboration on law and digital technologies funded through the Dutch Law Sector Plan, her doctoral research focuses on privacy and data protection, consumer and contract law in the context of online large platforms' processing of personal data.


LL.M Law and Technology:

  • Capita Selecta Privacy and Data Protection - Teaching Assistant 
  • Master's thesis - Supervisor 

Joint BSc Data Science 

  • Law and Data Science - Introduction to Privacy and Data Protection Law - Lecturer 


Currently,  Ana is also

  • Member of the Management Committee of the Data Protection Scholars' Network, which aims to facilitate academic exchanges between international researchers working in the field of data protection law, in Europe and beyond.
  • Member and founder of the PhD club within the Digital Legal Lab sector plan, which aims to facilitate academic collaboration among doctoral researchers across disciplines and institutions. 




Recent publications

  1. C-252/21 Meta v Bundeskartellamt - The lawfulness of Big Tech’s proce…

    Hriscu, A-M. (2023). C-252/21 Meta v Bundeskartellamt. Case note on: Hof van Justitie EU, 4/07/23, C-252/21, ECLI:EU:C:2023:537 European Data Protection Law Review, 9(3), 371-377.
  2. Exercising the right to access personal data in an interconnected onl…

    Hriscu, A-M. (Author). (2023). Exercising the right to access personal data in an interconnected online world: Are we really closer to finding out who the recipients of our data are?. Web publication/site, .

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