Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Privacy
Appleby
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 ...
Juristconsult Chambers
The much awaited Data Protection Bill (the "Bill") was on the Order Paper at the National Assembly for first reading yesterday.
BLC Robert
There is a legal obligation on every person who is a citizen of Mauritius to have an identity card within six months of reaching the age of 18. The National Identity Card Act was amended in 2013...
Juristconsult Chambers
The Tribunal held that the use of fingerprints for attendance purposes not expressly consented to by the employee was not in compliance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act.
DLA Piper Australia
The Data Protection Act 2004 was enacted for the protection of privacy rights of individuals to process personal data.
Perchstone & Graeys
The Cambridge Analytica scandal is a staggering reveal of the large-scale potential for manipulation of social media users' data.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
For the past few decades, the exportation of oil has been Nigeria's major source of revenue and sadly to the detriment of other economic sectors and revenue sources.
Perchstone & Graeys
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has concluded plans to introduce Lawful Interception (LI); a legally sanctioned official access to private communications, such as telephone calls or email messages
Perchstone & Graeys
Data protection laws exist to strike a balance between the rights of individuals to privacy and the ability of companies to use data for the purposes of their business.
Deloitte Nigeria
Once upon a time, speed, data capacity and coverage were the forces customers used to decide which ISP they were going to patronize for Internet service; now security is fast becoming the next factor for success.
LPS Law
Would you consider your national data protection laws to be ahead or behind of the international curve?
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)".
Fasken
The Regulations comprise a number of prescribed forms as annexures.
ENSafrica
The long-awaited draft South African Regulations Relating to the Protection of Personal Information, 2017 (the "draft Regulations") were published today, 8 September 2017.
Clyde & Co
The Dubai Data initiative, led by the Dubai Data Establishment (DDE) under the Smart Dubai Office, is said to be the world's most ambitious and comprehensive data initiative.
Clyde & Co
Abu Dhabi's financial free zone regulator has passed a number of amendments to its regime, including recognition of DIFC for data exports and an increase in the maximum fine
Eptalex SAL
Unless you purposefully eschew pop culture, it is been hard to miss the fact that Home Box Office, better known as HBO, was recently hacked, repeatedly.
ENSafrica
In an increasingly connected world, the protection of privacy and personal data has become a key concern for legislators in a number of jurisdictions.
Clyde & Co
On 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation will replace all current data protection laws in every European Union country.
Eptalex SAL
"There's been a breach!" is a quote from countless movies and television shows over the past few decades, but what happens with it's a breach into a company that has sensitive information about its customers.
ENSafrica
As such, many African organisations will be directly affected by the GDPR and will need to comply.
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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)".
Appleby
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 ...
Clyde & Co
The Dubai Data initiative, led by the Dubai Data Establishment (DDE) under the Smart Dubai Office, is said to be the world's most ambitious and comprehensive data initiative.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Recent decisions in Israel have looked at the balance between employee privacy and surveillance by employers. The takeaway messages are that to be lawful ...
Dentons
On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into effect across European Union (EU) member states.
Juristconsult Chambers
The much awaited Data Protection Bill (the "Bill") was on the Order Paper at the National Assembly for first reading yesterday.
Clyde & Co
It is a year since Qatar became the first GCC country to enact a specific national law relating to data protection.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
The new Regulations aim to help facilitate the enhanced adoption of secure digital payments throughout the region.
ENSafrica
In an increasingly connected world, the protection of privacy and personal data has become a key concern for legislators in a number of jurisdictions.
ENSafrica
The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 promotes the protection of personal information by requiring that public and private bodies comply with certain standards when collecting...
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