Avast Software s.r.o.

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Lobbying Costs

50,000€ - 99,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.35 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Avast Software s.r.o.   (Avast)

    EU Transparency Register

    379331539649-04 First registered on 18 Sep 2020

    Goals / Remit

    Avast provide products and services for security, data privacy, and device optimization. Avast believes in an open and connected world where people everywhere have the right to access the same information, ideas and experiences. Our role is to make the online world a safer place so that digital citizens are free to enjoy safe and private connected lives.

    Main EU files targeted

    · Communication from the Commission – COM(2020) 67– Shaping Europe’s Digital Future

    · Communication from the Commission – COM(2020) 66 – A European strategy for data

    · Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)

    · Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1250 of 12 July 2016 pursuant to Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the adequacy of the protection provided by the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (notified under document C(2016) 4176)

    · Proposal for a Regulation concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications and repealing Directive 2002/58/EC

    · Directive (EU) 2016/1148 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 2016 concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union

    · White Paper from the Commission – COM(2020) 65 – On Artificial Intelligence - A European approach to excellence and trust

    · Directive 2000/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2000 on certain legal aspects of information society services, in particular electronic commerce, in the Internal Market

    · Proposal for a Regulation laying down harmonised rules on artificial intelligence (Artificial Intelligence Act) 2021/0106(COD)

    · Proposal amending Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 as regards establishing a framework for a European Digital Identity 2021/0136(COD)

    · Council Resolution on Encryption - Security through encryption and security despite encryption 13084/1/20 REV 1

    · Joint Communication from the Commission – JOIN(2020) 22 – A new EU-US agenda for global change

    on horizontal cybersecurity requirements for products with digital elements and
    amending Regulation (EU) 2019/1020

    - Data Act: Proposal for a Regulation on harmonised rules on fair access to and use of data


    Head Office
    Pikrtova 1737/1a
    EU Office
    Pikrtova 1737/1a


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    The two employees committed 10%-25% of their time to efforts in these areas.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    Future of Privacy Forum https://fpf.org/about/supporters/
    Cybersecurity Coalition https://www.cybersecuritycoalition.org/#member-companies
    Cybersecurity Tech Accord https://cybertechaccord.org/signatories/

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    apco worldwide 50,000€ - 99,999€
    apco worldwide 25,000€ - 49,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    apco worldwide

    Closed year Costs

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities


    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    6 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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