Not only do companies need to take data protection seriously under GDPR, schools and other educational establishments also had to make major changes to stay in line with the new regulations.
With the recent major GDPR cases on Facebook and Google, DPOs at smaller companies are getting worried and challenged in ensuring terms and conditions and privacy notices are not mixed up.
This article is based on a presentation made during the Data Privacy Asia 2016 conference held on 9-11 November 2016. The new EU General Data Protection Regulation aims to implement uniform data protection rules within the EU, boost the Digital Single Market and increase cooperation across its member states. The current rules have been sharpened to provide more enforcement teeth with penalties up to 4% of annual global turnover or EUR 20 million for firms in breach with the GDPR. In this article Héloïse Bock, a Partner at Arendt & Medernach, a law firm located in Luxembourg, examines the core principles and applicability of the GDPR, and discusses what companies in Asia must do to avoid missteps.
Microsoft is now the first major tech company that says it plans to abide by the new CCPA not just in California, but also to honor California’s digital privacy law in every state where it operates in the United States.
With less than a year until the new implementation date, how can organizations successfully prepare for Thailand’s PDPA enforcement come May 31, 2021?
UK Google users are set to lose the protections they had received from the GDPR given that the country has embarked on an exit from the EU, where the law is applicable.
The Ohio law represented a novel approach to data protection by providing safe harbor if the entity’s cyber security program conforms to industry recognized cybersecurity frameworks or federal regulations cited in the Act.
While the proposed Data Care Act isn't quite a full-on EU GDPR equivalent, the bill still aims to bring the tech industry's practices more in line with current approaches for handling sensitive personal information.