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Watkins Tapsell
The Privacy Act and National Privacy Principles set out the obligations of businesses in relation to private information.
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)...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The OPC recently released a preliminary report outlining the results of a series of focus groups conducted with Canadians about privacy and the protection of personal information.
Maples and Calder
Interesting perspective from the acting Information Commissioner as to why a Data Protection Regime is being introduced in the Cayman Islands.
ERP Lawyers
The right to self-determination or right to data protection allows anyone to control the flow of their personal information and decide how they want it to be used, for what purposes, who can access it...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
After publication in the Official Journal of the European Union, Regulation (EU) 2017/1128 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on cross-border portability of online content services...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Bavarian Data Protection Authority ("Bavarian DPA") has published an English-language version of a GDPR implementation audit questionnaire ("Questionnaire"). The Questionnaire is available here. The Questionnaire has been previously released in German.
Calderon & De La Sierra
Nowadays in México, corporations tend to think that by developing a privacy notice they are in compliance with the whole framework of data privacy laws in México.
TLT Solicitors
On 27 April 2017 (during the 'wash-up' period prior to the formal dissolution of Parliament), the Digital Economy Act received Royal Assent.
TLT Solicitors
The fight against nuisance calls was set to receive another weapon in its arsenal with the introduction of the Unsolicited Marketing Communications (Company Directors) Bill 2016-17.
TLT Solicitors
The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (WP29) has published draft guidelines on Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) and determining whether processing I...
BrookStreet des Roches
In May 2018, a new data protection regime will take effect across Europe with the entry into force of the new General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR').
BrookStreet des Roches
In May 2018, a new data protection regime will take effect across Europe with the entry into force of the new General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR').
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Data: The new oil. Does anyone own this asset? If no, does the digital economy call for the creation of a right to data?
TLT Solicitors
The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) have released their opinions on the European Commission's proposed e-Privacy Regulation...
TLT Solicitors
What discretion can the UK exercise over the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when it comes into force on 25 May 2018?
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...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
There were new developments regarding the Sabre cyber breach this past week, as the travel industry and the public are learning more about its scope and scale.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Decisions you make when founding and/or investing in an insurtech venture can dictate your regulatory obligations, tax liability, operational structure and, ultimately, profitability.
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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."
McCullough Robertson
The community is more concerned about security and public safety, but council use of CCTV across Australia has increased.
Carroll & O'Dea
Be aware that personal information provided or posted on social media is not automatically protected by privacy laws.
Holman Webb
The amendments apply to all organisations subject to the Privacy Act, including private sector health care providers.
Gilchrist Connell
The Scheme is not yet in effect, but there are proactive steps that entities should take to prepare for implementation.
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