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Google vs. CNIL: EU Court Limits Right to be Forgotten to Member States

October 4, 2019 Compliance
by: October 4, 2019

On 25 September, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued two rulings on the implementation of the EU’s right to be forgotten. The case had US-tech giant Google facing off against France’s data protection authority, the…

APPI VS GDPR: The Biggest Differences

September 24, 2019 Compliance
by: September 24, 2019

Japan adopted its Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI) in 2003, but by 2015, when a series of major data breaches hit the country, it became clear APPI’s requirements could no longer adequately protect Japanese…

How will the CCPA impact international companies?

September 20, 2019 Compliance
by: September 20, 2019

California by itself is considered the world’s 5th biggest economy, ranking higher than France, the UK and Italy, with its GDP reaching $2.94 trillion in 2018. It’s hardly surprising given it’s home not only to entertainment…

PIPEDA vs GDPR: The Key Differences

September 6, 2019 Compliance
by: September 6, 2019

Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) was considered a progressive law when it first stepped onto the legislative scene in 2000. It received a partial adequacy decision from …

5 Frequently Asked Questions about Compliance

August 30, 2019 Compliance
by: August 30, 2019

Since the advent of the EU’s General Data Protection Legislation (GDPR), a push for data protection legislation has swept the globe. From Japan, China and India to the US, Canada and Brazil, all countries with strong ties …

6 Data Protection Laws for US Organizations

August 28, 2019 Compliance
by: August 28, 2019

The data protection landscape of the United States is comprised of a patchwork of federal and state laws and regulations. As there is no general federal legislation, which regulates the collection and use of personal data,…

10 Data Protection Regulations You Need to Know About

August 14, 2019 Compliance
by: August 14, 2019

Concerns about privacy and protecting personal information are in the spotlight for organisations all over the world. New, more comprehensive data privacy laws have been enacted or proposed in the past few years and it has

LGPD vs. GDPR: The Biggest Differences

August 2, 2019 Compliance
by: August 2, 2019

Brazil passed its comprehensive general data protection law, the Brazil’s Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD) on 14 August 2018. Tailored on its European cousin, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the new …

The US States Taking the CCPA Road

July 12, 2019 Compliance
by: July 12, 2019

Data protection legislation has become a global trend. Following the adoption of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), countries across the world from Australia and Japan to Brazil and Canada have adopted…

Airline hit by record GDPR fine for data breach

by: July 10, 2019

The UK’s data privacy authority intends to issue a record-breaking GDPR fine against one of the largest airlines in the world after a cyber incident where customers’ personal and financial details were compromised.…