In this article, in-house counsel will earn about the new legislation in New Zealand (NZ) that will replace the Privacy Act 1993 (NZ) in which the current one will better align with the ever-evolving consumer sentiment of privacy in the digital age.
This whitepaper developed by Exterro focuses on the responsibilities and requirements of basic principles of data privacy and how they can differ significantly across various jurisdictions as more and more states pass laws, and more and more regulations go into effect.
With the California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) going into effect in 2020, here’s what US in-house counsel should consider when creating data policies.
Check out this Exterro Data Privacy alert to learn more about the new US and EU data privacy framework.
This article, developed by Womble Bond Dickinson, continues the 11- month countdown to develop business compliance strategies for three new omnibus privacy laws coming in 2023: January 1: the California Consumer Privacy Rights Act (which amends the existing CCPA) and the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act; July1: the Colorado Privacy Act and few others. With 7 months to go, this alert focuses on how state privacy laws will be enforced.
This article, developed by Womble Bond Dickinson, continues the 11- month countdown to develop business compliance strategies for three new omnibus privacy laws coming in 2023: January 1: the California Consumer Privacy Rights Act (which amends the existing CCPA) and the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act; July1: the Colorado Privacy Act. With 8 months to go, this alert compares the individual rights granted under each of the state privacy laws.
This article provides an in-depth look at data privacy in the modern world. Specifically, it states that data privacy statutes, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC’s) Digital Platform Inquiry’s recommendations, and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are insufficient to address issues with data privacy. However, it stresses the need to redraft statutes to protect the rights and interests of individual humans to live without the risk of “excessive intrusion” in order to ameliorate problems with data privacy.
2022 might shape up to be a challenging year in terms of privacy and data protections. In this resource, in-house counsel can gain perspective on the coming year by taking these hot topics into consideration.
Here are Top 10 things that covered businesses interacting with Californians should consider as the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) as the effective date draws near.
This article developed by Womble Bond Dickinson starts the 11-month countdown to develop business compliance strategies for three new omnibus privacy laws coming in 2023: January 1: the California Consumer Privacy Rights Act (which amends the existing CCPA) and the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act; July1: the Colorado Privacy Act.
Learn key US data regarding how companies approach the challenge of adapting to and complying with the evolving privacy landscape, in this survey report by Womble Bond Dickinson.
Blockchains present challenges concerning "personal information" and how organizations collect, use, or disclose it under Canadian privacy laws and compliance obligations.
With ten months to go for new state privacy compliance laws, this article developed by Womble Bond Dickinson looks at how Colorado, Virginia, and California will be affected and what you should do so your operations stay compliant with the updates.
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect on January 1, 2020. If your business has a website accessible to California residents, you will be affected by CCPA. In this Quick Overview, in-house will learn the basics of CCPA, how it will affect their businesses and what they can do to prepare.
In this Top Ten, learn tips as to how to organize your data protection practices. Now more than ever, companies are under pressure to create, implement, and maintain effective data protection plans.
This article provides an overview and some insights into the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s key activities and priorities for 2021, which were announced on 23 February 2021 the ACCC’s Chair, Rod Sims.
The National People Congress passed the Personal Information Protection Law ("PIPL") in China, effective November 1, 2021. This resource is an overview of the PIPL, including significant challenges it poses to companies' personal data practices.
Learn about data subject access requests (SARs) and global data privacy legislation and considerations for HR Strategists.
Canada's Bill C-27 updates Canada's federal private sector privacy law (PIPEDA), and re-works the Digital Charter Implementation Act (C-11). This article summarizes details of the new bill and highlights and compares certain provisions with C-11.
In October 2022, President Biden issued the “Executive Order on Enhancing Safeguards For United States Signals Intelligence Activities” (“EO”), directing steps the US will take to implement commitments agreed to under the European Union-US Data Privacy Framework in March 2022. The EO details key steps to strengthen privacy and civil liberties safeguards for US signals intelligence activities and creates mechanisms for individuals to seek redress for the collection of personal information through intelligence activities in violation of applicable US law.
In this article, learn five best practices that shareholders, customers, and ESG rating agencies focus on when assessing a company’s ESG fitness as it relates to data privacy and security, and the steps companies can take now to improve their compliance posture in this important area.
Learn about where Hong Kong stands on privacy protections on digital content.
In this article, in-house counsel can learn about employer/employee rights, privacy and security issues in workplaces throughout Europe and the Middle East. This resource was published by Meritas in 2018.
Confidentiality in arbitration proceedings can be varied on a global scale. In this article, confidentiality and privacy are clarified during arbitration as a dispute mechanism. This resource was published in November 2018.
In this resource, a summary of the most significant employment-related class action activity form 2021 is reviewed and explained.
In Australia, whistleblowers are protected by law and recently, are gaining more protections. In this article, learn more about how company's interact with whistleblowers, who constitutes a whistleblower and how in-house counsel can prepare for such issues.
Data risk was once thought of as a technical challenge. However, the onslaught of data breach and data privacy legislation, and subsequent litigation have changed this outlook. There is one activity that everyone is aware of which, if well-executed, can lower technical, legal, and privacy risks and increase compliance: a data retention/deletion program. Check out this whitepaper from Exterro to learn more about data retention programs.
Hong Kong’s Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) has issued Guidance Notes for (1) organizations, (2) employees, and (3) users of video conference software, with a view to enhance measures for data security and data privacy in the use, storage, and handling of personal data when employees work from home. In this article, the three Guidance Notes published by PCPD and key takeaways for employers are briefly summarized.
Learn about certain provisions of Quebec's privacy protection act which come into force September 22, 2022 and a chcklist for organizations to prepare for compliance on governance, breach response, and with commercial transactions.
Organization’s records retention schedules need to be synchronized with assurance current and emerging privacy laws . Records retention laws and regulations may require companies to retain records for a certain number of years, driven by literally thousands of record retention regulations. These requirements may override consumer deletion requests of their personal information.