“Toward the Balance between Personal Data Protection and Social Acceptability”

Considering the social acceptability of personal data or protection in Japan and other countries from the perspective of consumer behavior and legal systems. 

The rapid growth of digitalization and AI technologies has led to the active use of personal data (ex: location information, purchase histories) in addition to personal information, so the daily life is becoming more convenient.

On the other hand, many issues have emerged to the appropriate use and distribution of personal data including privacy protection. It has required that convenience and problem solving for the utilization of personal data to be accepted by society.

In this workshop, We will discuss with participants what kind of perspectives and thinking is needed to enhance the social acceptance of personal data, unravel the background of personal data protection in Japan and overseas countries from the perspective of consumer behavior and legal systems.

Update Information

[2024.01.21] Open the site.

Speaker Information

Taiki Sato (Keio University Law School, Doctoral Program)

Primary research interests: Constitution

Kyoichi Iida (Keio University Law School, Researcher)

Primary research interests: Information law

Member of Keiko Global Research Institute. lawyer.

Patrik Ström (EIJS, Stockholm School of Economics, Director, Ph.D)

Primary research interests: Focus on the development of the advanced service industry and the transformation of economies that are becoming more service and knowledge based, and Green Economy.

Senior Lecturer of University of Gothenburg.

Keiko Toya (Graduate School of Global Business Meiji University, Professor, Ph.D)
Principal Investigator of Social acceptability of decentralized management (Hashida Project) .

Primary research interests: Co-Creation Value, Service Management, Financial Marketing.

Visiting Researcher of EIJS, Stockholm School of Economics / Managing Director of Marketing Excellence Co.Ltd. / Outside Director of Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories, Ltd. / Outside Director of QB Net Holdings Co.,Ltd.

Peter Popovics (EIJS, Stockholm School of Economics, Postdoc Fellow, Ph.D)

Primary research interests: Failure of Innovation.

A Member of the Association for Innovation Management Professionals in Sweden.

Tatsuhiko Yamamoto (Keio University Law School, professor, Ph.D)
Principal Investigator of Legal Theory of Decentralized Management (Hashida Project).

Primary research interests: Benefits and challenges arising from the mechanism of social implementation and operation of AI using personal data.

Deputy Director of Keiko Global Research Institute.

Schedule & Vennue

Date : 2 March 2024 (Sat)JST14:00 – 17:00 (Open 13:40〜)
Venue : Global Front 403D, Meiji University Surugadai Campus / Zoom Webinar (Hybrid)
Fee: : Free
Organizer : The team of social acceptability for distributed management of personal data, Hasida Project, Moonshot Goal9



Kie Sanada (Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Assistant Professor, Ph.D)

Primary research interests: Smart city, Community Building, Circular Economy.

Postdoc Fellow of EIJS, Stockholm School of Economics


Global Front 403D, Meiji University Surugadai Campus
(1-1, Kanda Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)

Nearest Station

  • 3 minutes on foot from JR Chuo/Sobu Line and Subway Marunouchi Line, Ochanomizu Station
  • 5 minutes on foot from Subway Chiyoda Line, Shin-Ochanomizu Station
  • 5 minutes on foot from Subway Mita, Shinjuku, and Hanzomon Lines, Jimbocho Station