Information in English

Here’s a brief summary of what you need to know about PrivacyWeek 2021.

Hard Facts

When: October 25th to 31st, 2021

Where: Online. You can participate from anywhere in the world. All talks are streamed on

Price: Free! No tickets needed. Would you like to support our work? Please donate!

Translations: Yes, there is an English translation. See below for details.


Thank you for supporting our work! Please send your donation to:

Payment reference: „PrivacyWeek“
Recipient: Chaos Computer Club Wien (C3W)
IBAN: AT41 2011 1828 3873 4201


Watch our conference talks on

There’ll be workshops, too. Find the entire program on our schedule website. Stage 1 (Saal 1) will be streamed, workshops are held via Big Blue Button. (See below for details)

PrivacyWeek is mostly held in German, but there are live translations for all of the talks in the stream. We won’t translate both book readings (Wed 8 pm, Sat 9 pm) and the LivePodcast on Thu 8 pm. Workshops won’t be translated either. Switching between languages, when available, directly on the streaming page.

If you have content-related questions during a talk or at Q&A, there’s a link for question submission on the streaming page. You may also post your questions on Mastodon or Twitter by mentioning @privacyweek or or using the hashtag #pw20.

For all other questions contact the Info Desk by sending an e-mail to or joining our info point in BigBlueButton. Submit your question(s) via chat or ask directly in the audio channel.

Workshops are being held in Big Blue Button. The links will be available on our schedule page. Some workshops might limit the number of participants to guarantee a good experience.

If you want to chat with other PrivacyWeek participants, feel free to join the Café in Big Blue Button at any time.


PrivacyWeek shirts and hoodies are available online in our shop (German only) if you need help with purchasing at the shop please mail your request to


Press material (in German) can be found on our press page. If you have any questions, please write to or contact us via Twitter (@privacyweek) or Mastodon (

Thank You

Keep in mind that everybody working on this project is a volunteer. That’s why we would like to say a very big Thank You to all the people who have been donating their time and effort to make this event happen. PrivacyWeek 2020 could not have taken place without you people, and everybody out there is doing a fantastic job. Thank you. <3