Welcome to the ADAPT Data Protection Advocacy Toolkit! The Toolkit is a library of useful resources to support data privacy advocates, lawyers, and other concerned actors in promoting and enforcing rights-respecting data protection legislation and individual data privacy. Resources include primers on data protection, legal analyses, case law, advocacy guides, campaign concepts and more. To find the resources most useful to you, you can filter the library using the three navigation tabs in the search below. Those tabs include: 

You can also explore data protection issues, including resources, blog posts, and podcasts through our dedicated country pages for Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Nigeria by following the links above

Resource Type Descriptions


Resources designed to inspire and guide more impactful and informed advocacy efforts, including advocacy models, campaigns, and strategies.

Best Practices

Materials and guides that draw on previous data protection advocacy efforts to illustrate best practices and successful approaches.

Country Context

These reports, briefs, and other guides help to contextualize the current state of data protection and advocacy in specific countries.

Data Protection Laws

Explainers and overviews of the laws, regulations, and policies that specifically govern data protection.

Engaging Government

Campaigns, reports, white papers, and other materials that involve direct engagement with government bodies and officials.

Intro to Data Protection

This section consists of resources to introduce the concept of data protection.

Legal Framework

These resources touch on the legal environment and systems that can influence what policies are possible and how they might look in practice.

Securing Personal Data

Resources and best practices to keep your personal data safe.

Strategic Litigation

These guides, examples, and strategies offer assistance in pursuing changes through the courts

Explore the Toolkit

To find resources in the Toolkit, select as many of the filters in the search bar below as you would like. Each selection will present additional resources from the library.  

If you would like to see additional resources, guides, reports, etc., or to send us resources that we may be missing, please reach out to the ADAPT team directly using the contact information at the bottom of the page.  

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Guía básica sobre datos personales para Bolivia

Tags - Introduction to Data Protection

Internet Bolivia and Access Now, 2019

A basic guide containing concepts on personal data protection. For example; what is personal data, what is sensitive data, forms of treatment, etc. It also analyzes the situation of data protection and privacy in Bolivia.

Yo protejo mis datos

Tags - Advocacy, Best Practices, Data Protection Laws

Internet Bolivia, 2019

A campaign to promote the drafting of a data protection law for Bolivia. It includes multiple resources: articles, videos, guides and a proposal to regulate the data protection local ecosystem.

Situación de la privacidad en Bolivia

Tags - Country Context, Data Protection Laws, Legal Framework

Internet Bolivia, 2020

An analysis of the protection of privacy in Bolivia, which includes mentions of different local laws such as digital citizenship, cybersecurity, among others. It also mentions the initiatives that exist to adopt a law on data protection.

Protección de datos personales y derechos digitales

Tags - Introduction to Data Protection

Internet Bolivia and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 2018

An essay that analyzes the importance of the protection of personal data, as part of the right to privacy. In addition, issues such as digital rights and why it is necessary to have specific regulations to protect them are mentioned.

Paulino Colque Muraña y Froilán Condori Ancasi vs. Basilio Marca Flores

Tags - Legal Framework

Corte Constitucional de Bolivia, 2018

The Constitutional Court of Bolivia determined that WhatsApp chats are not "personal data banks" in themselves. Therefore, the privacy action, a judicial remedy in this country that could be used against the misuse of personal data, cannot be applied.

Introducción a los Derechos Humanos en la era digital

Tags - Introduction to Data Protection

Internet Bolivia, 2019

A free course on basic aspects of digital rights and their importance. It is divided in two parts. In the first, the theme is: "Digital rights and human rights". In the second, the topic is: "The importance of the defense of digital rights"