Date Added: Aug 2010
Enforcing the right of access to personal data usually is a long-running process between a data subject and an organization that processes personal data. As of today, this task is commonly realized using a manual process based on postal communication or personal attendance and ends up conflicting with trade secret protection. In this paper, the authors present an automated architecture to enable exercising the right of access in the domain of inter-organizational business processes based on Web Services technology. Deriving its requirements from the legal, economical, and technical obligations, they show the architecture's overall approach solving the conflict between trade secret and exercising the right of access.