Danilo Doneda is a Brazilian lawyer and law professor with a Ph.D. in civil law from State University of Rio de Janeiro and an L.L.B. from the Federal University of Paraná. Currently, he serves as an adviser to the Consumer Office of the Ministry of Justice (Senacon), a coordinator of the Centre for Internet, Law, and Society of the Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público, and member of the Working Group on Consumer Law and Information Society of Senacon.
In the past, he served as general coordinator at the Department of Consumer Protection and Defense in the Ministry of Justice (Brazil), as well as professor at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Pontifical University of Rio de Janeiro, UniBrasil and Fundação Getulio Vargas. He was former visiting researcher at the Italian Data Protection Authority (Rome, Italy), University of Camerino (Camerino, Italy), and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Hamburg, Germany). He has authored books and several papers and articles about civil law, privacy and data protection.