Global Compliance with Integrity

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Ben Taylor
In August, 2018, just three months after the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became law, another new legal framework governing the use of personal data was approved.
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As data privacy practitioners, we have witnessed many changes in the privacy and data protection landscape. And, as we enter a new decade, 2020 is already looking to be on course for more of the same, as we anticipate a sequence of significant developments and challenges in the 12 months ahead. What data privacy challenges...
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The California Consumer Privacy Act has had its fair share of criticism, mostly due to numerous drafting errors and ambiguities, causing consternation amongst the thousands of businesses preparing for compliance. The CCPA Effect is your FREE GUIDE to CCPA compliance. Download your own copy today!
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The consulting team at The Data Privacy Group is constantly reviewing the challenges and effects of privacy legislation, in Europe, North America and beyond. A long list of high profile privacy and protection incidents hit the headlines during the last 24 months - and we have every reason to believe that we’re heading for another...
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With so much attention being paid to the privacy and protection of customers’ personal data, it can be easy to think of employee and applicant information as having less importance. In this article, we analyze the question of consent and the lawful basis for processing employees’ personal data.
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In today's digital economy it is necessary for most businesses to collect and process consumers' personal information in order to effect sales of products and services.However, along with the introduction of robust laws designed to protect the personal data we collect, comes an expectation for businesses to implement equally robust measures that protect the data...
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Of the 99 Articles that make up the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Article 97 is surely the most far-reaching, for the safeguarding of privacy and data protection in Europe. Since the law came into force in May of last year, Article 97 has motivated growing numbers of EU member states and supervisory authorities...
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Back in June of this year, we wrote about the continuing frustration that lawmakers on Capitol Hill were still debating what form a federal privacy bill should take. Since then, matters have continue to drag on. So it’s really no surprise that a growing number of states have chosen to make their own arrangements for...
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So far this year, we have witnessed a growing list of data breaches that have caused havoc around the world. But while the newspapers have reported mostly on breaches involving financial data, many cyber-crime groups are now targeting the low-hanging fruit, like healthcare and social services. Will 2019 be the worst year ever, for data...
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Do all European Union members agree on the level of fines imposed on companies who are found to be in violation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? The Data Protection Commissioner in one member state appears to think current fines should be set closer to the maximum fine limits under GDPR Article 83.
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