Fanny Hidvegi (Email: fanny@accessnow.org, PGP Key: 0x0CE3B80A, Fingerprint: 539D E886 CD1B A997 D503 0E20 A5E5 E8F6 0CE3 B80A) is Access Now’s European Policy Manager and Legal Counsel based in Brussels. Previously, Fanny was International Privacy Fellow at the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington, D.C. where she focused on E.U.-U.S. data transfers. For three years Fanny led the Freedom of Information and Data Protection Program of the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union where she engaged in strategic litigation with journalists and other NGOs, participated in the fight against the national data retention law in Hungary, and promoted privacy enhancing technologies. There, she gained experience on how to operate as a human rights advocate in a restrictive environment.Fanny also worked as a consumer protection lawyer both in the public and the private sector. She has a law degree from Eötvös Loránd University Budapest and she spent one academic year at the University of Florence.