Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Privacy
Al Tamimi & Company
Bahrain's Law on the Protection of Personal Data was published on 19 July 2018, and will come into effect on 1 August 2019.
STA Law Firm
Individuals have a right to obtain their personal data and reuse it as they see fit. On October 30, 2017, 60 Parliament MPs in Egypt submitted a proposal to the Egyptian Parliament to adopt a new law
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Technology is a double edged sword that can turn our lives to be easier, flexible, fast and simple, and, on the other hand, can be harmful and capable of destroying our lives.
DLA Piper Australia
Egypt does not have one law to regulate personal data protection, but has provisions in different laws and regulations.
Shikana Law Group
25th May 2018 saw the European Union (EU) enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
KISCH IP
South Africa has experienced no fewer than four significant data breaches involving consumer's personal information held by businesses, in the preceding ten months alone.
Fasken
The Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal involved the unauthorised collection of personally identifiable information of up to 87 million Facebook users.
KISCH IP
Businesses operating in South Africa are currently facing the imminent implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPI);...
KISCH IP
Non-compliance in terms of GDPR could result in the company being fined up to 4% of the company's global revenues.
KISCH IP
Forbes.com describes the "Internet of Things" as "the concept of basically connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet (and/or to each other)".
Clyde & Co
It has been reported that Egypt has become the latest jurisdiction in the Middle East to approve a data protection law.
Clyde & Co
The Kingdom of Bahrain has become the second country in the GCC to issue a national data protection law.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The laws in the United Arab Emirates can be divided into mainland/onshore UAE laws and free-zone specific laws.
Al Tamimi & Company
Dealings with residential and commercial land and properties in Abu Dhabi granted to UAE nationals by the government ("Granted Land") are subject to certain restrictions.
Dentons
In the lead-up to the now imminent coming into effect of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018, much focus has understandably been on what steps need to be taken to ensure compliance.
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Shikana Law Group
25th May 2018 saw the European Union (EU) enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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Personal data protection plays a central role in Mauritius' digital development. The need for data protection law is derived from thel principle that everyone has the right to the protection ...
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In the recent decision in the consolidated matter of Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others v Prince; National Director of Public Prosecutions and Others v Rubin; ...
ENSafrica
Over the past year, South Africa has seen some significant changes impacting its commercial financial landscape.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Egypt used to govern technology crimes and cybercrimes by some provisions in Civil and Criminal laws.
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.
STA Law Firm
Individuals have a right to obtain their personal data and reuse it as they see fit. On October 30, 2017, 60 Parliament MPs in Egypt submitted a proposal to the Egyptian Parliament to adopt a new law
Al Tamimi & Company
Bahrain's Law on the Protection of Personal Data was published on 19 July 2018, and will come into effect on 1 August 2019.
Clyde & Co
It has been reported that Egypt has become the latest jurisdiction in the Middle East to approve a data protection law.
STA Law Firm
The ever-changing technology the law is always trying to keep up its pace as now the interaction of law and technology is more critical than ever.
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