Mondaq Middle East & Africa - Nigeria: Privacy
AELEX
The introduction of the internet in the late 20th century has changed how we live, work and carry out transactions.
AELEX
With more organisations migrating their functionalities online, the NDPR issued by the National Information Technology Development Agency on the 25th of January 2019, could not have come at a more crucial time.
Andersen Tax LP
On 28 June 2019, the Federal High Court affirmed the data privacy rights of Nigerian citizens and directed the National Identity Management Commission.
Andersen Tax LP
With the recent cybersecurity breaches involving major companies such as Google, which was slammed with a fine of £44 million and British Airways.
Andersen Tax LP
Recently, the NITDA commenced investigations on some identified data controllers for alleged breach of the NDPR.
Andersen Tax LP
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has granted a three-month extension to Data Controllers and Processors (organizations and entities who collect and process
Andersen Tax LP
On 11 July 2019, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) issued a Press Statement disclosing its ongoing investigation of alleged breach of data privacy rights of Nigerians by some identified Data Controllers.
Andersen Tax LP
Nigerian companies (that process individual data over a certain threshold) are now required to comply with data protection and privacy rules
Perchstone & Graeys
Despite the growing demand for data brought about by the fourth industrial revolution, Nigeria has through the years, been without a comprehensive and single legislation on the protection
PAC Solicitors
This brief summarises the scope, extra territorial effect, and the practical significance of the GDPR for businesses in Nigeria.
AELEX
The introduction of the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation issued by the National Information Technology Development Agency in January 2019 has created a shift in how organisations process personal information.
Andersen Tax LP
Historically, in Nigeria, the culture and practice of protecting and respecting data privacy is weak.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On January 25, 2019, Nigeria's National Information Technology Development Agency ("NITDA") issued the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019 (the "Regulation").
AELEX
Cambridge Dictionary defines data as "information, especially facts or numbers, collected to be examined and considered and used to help decision-making or information in an electronic form that can be stored and used by a computer".
AO2 Law
On January 25, 2019, Nigeria's National Information and Technology Development Agency issued the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019. The Regulation took effect on same date.
AELEX
Through the years, Nigeria has lacked comprehensive legislation which protects against the misuse and mismanagement of personal data.
Aluko & Oyebode
Companies in the European Union (the "EU") have been preparing for 25 May 2018, the much anticipated date when the EU's General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") became effective.
Famsville Solicitors
However, protecting privacy should not be allowed to muscle out the much needed life-saving innovation in the industry.
Advocaat Law Practice
The General Data Protection Regulation became operative on May 25, 20181 and it is expected to have a profound effect on the management of personal data by data controllers and processors.
Jackson Etti & Edu
Friday, May 25, 2018 is not just any other date on the calendar of EU corporates. It is the date when the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect.
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Andersen Tax LP
Recently, the NITDA commenced investigations on some identified data controllers for alleged breach of the NDPR.
Andersen Tax LP
With the recent cybersecurity breaches involving major companies such as Google, which was slammed with a fine of £44 million and British Airways.
Andersen Tax LP
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has granted a three-month extension to Data Controllers and Processors (organizations and entities who collect and process
AO2 Law
On January 25, 2019, Nigeria's National Information and Technology Development Agency issued the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019. The Regulation took effect on same date.
AELEX
The introduction of the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation issued by the National Information Technology Development Agency in January 2019 has created a shift in how organisations process personal information.
Famsville Solicitors
However, protecting privacy should not be allowed to muscle out the much needed life-saving innovation in the industry.
Jackson Etti & Edu
Friday, May 25, 2018 is not just any other date on the calendar of EU corporates. It is the date when the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect.
Andersen Tax LP
Nigerian companies (that process individual data over a certain threshold) are now required to comply with data protection and privacy rules
Andersen Tax LP
Historically, in Nigeria, the culture and practice of protecting and respecting data privacy is weak.
Andersen Tax LP
On 11 July 2019, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) issued a Press Statement disclosing its ongoing investigation of alleged breach of data privacy rights of Nigerians by some identified Data Controllers.
AELEX
Cambridge Dictionary defines data as "information, especially facts or numbers, collected to be examined and considered and used to help decision-making or information in an electronic form that can be stored and used by a computer".
AELEX
Through the years, Nigeria has lacked comprehensive legislation which protects against the misuse and mismanagement of personal data.
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