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Watkins Tapsell
The Privacy Act and National Privacy Principles set out the obligations of businesses in relation to private information.
Torys LLP
The Ontario government recently amended the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) to include mandatory breach reporting.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Le 23 juin 2017, la Cour suprême du Canada a rendu une décision portant sur le caractère exécutoire d'une clause d'élection de for dans les contrats en ligne qui influera considérablement...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In June of this year, the regulations setting out those circumstances were published and are found at section 6.3 of O. Reg 329/04. They are slated to come into force on October 1, 2017.
Dentons
According to a new joint report issued by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)...
Womble Carlyle
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect on May 25, 2018. GDPR replaces the EU Data Protection Directive.
K&L Gates
First of all, the GDPR expands the catalogue of natural persons whose personal data is processed.
VJT & Partners
A mai naptól életbe lépett az EU-USA adatvédelmi pajzsa. A VJT & Partners szakértője szerint az érintett magyar cégeknek haladéktalanul dönteniük kell a szükséges lépésekről.
Dillon Eustace
The General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) ("GDPR") aims to ensure that organisations which process personal data embed data privacy into their business model.
GVZH Advocates
An "IP", or "internet protocol" is a unique series of numbers allocated to each and every device connected to a network, including and most notable the internet.
WilmerHale
Two new privacy guidelines are now effective in South Korea. Earlier this year, the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) published "Privacy Guidelines for Online Customized Ads" (Korean language link) and a "Privacy Guide for Smartphone App Access Rights."
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey's Data Protection Authority recently published the long-awaited draft of the Regulation on Deletion, Destruction and Anonymization of Personal Data ("Draft Regulation").
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The House of Commons Library, which aims to provide impartial research and analysis to MPs and their staff, has published a briefing paper on the impact of Brexit on data protection law in the UK ("the Paper").
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Following the Government's decision to include a revised data protection law in the Queen's Speech last month, the House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee reviewed the potential implications on national security, ...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Article 29 Working Party ("WP29") recently published an opinion on data processing at work ("Opinion").
Sedgwick LLP
On July 21, 2017, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law a bill that places new restrictions on retailers' collection and use of information collected when a customer's identification (ID) card is scanned.
Womble Carlyle
The next large-scale data breach of confidential customer information is a question of "When?" not "If."
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
On July 5, 2017, the FTC announced a settlement with Blue Global Media, LLC and its CEO Christopher Kay over allegations that the company solicited consumers to provide sensitive information...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Recent civil actions this month brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against two companies that allowed their certification under the U.S.-E.U.
Carlton Fields
While most people are vaguely aware, even if they are in denial, that their browsers give advertisers access to their search histories, they are probably unaware that information is being sold...
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Holding Redlich
The OAIC has published three draft resources which would be useful guidelines for companies bound by the Privacy Act.
MacRoberts
With GDPR looming, data protection is a ‘hot topic' and over the last few months there have been a number of developments in this area (as outlined below) that will impact the Third Sector.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In May 2017, the world experienced an unprecedented global cyberattack that targeted the public and private sectors, including an auto factory in France, dozens of hospitals and health care facilities in the United Kingdom, gas stations in China and banks in Russia.
Day Pitney LLP
A June 1 article, "Blue Cross Exec Tests HIPAA By Describing $12M Patient," in Law360 provides an analysis of a recent incident in which a Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield executive made a public comment about a patient who has accrued $12 million in annual medical bills.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In the wake of the promulgation of new cybersecurity regulations by New York State's Department of Financial Services, Colorado has proposed cybersecurity regulations for broker-dealers, investment advisers and other fund managers in the ever-changing privacy landscape.
Field LLP
By Order in Council dated June 7, 2017, the federal government suspended the coming into force of the private right of action provisions under Canada's Anti-Spam legislation (CASL), "in response to broad-based concerns raised by businesses, charities and the not-for-profit sector."
Pointon Partners
Concerns about 'data sovereignty' have increased in recent years.
Gilchrist Connell
The Scheme is not yet in effect, but there are proactive steps that entities should take to prepare for implementation.
iGlobal Law
It was said not long ago that ‘big data' would move HR from business support to business leadership.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Background screening job candidates is an important part of an employer's recruitment process, helping to identify the best-qualified candidates and manage potential risks associated with...
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