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Google increases data protection in the dispute over the legality of abortions in the USA

Following a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case, Roe v. Wade, millions of Americans are losing the right to have an abortion. Some states have already passed so-called trigger laws. In other conservative-majority states, abortion is about to be criminalised through sanctions. So far, it has been questionable whether some states in [...]

By |2022-07-29T14:23:42+01:0028th July, 2022|Governments, International|

Compliance with ePrivacy made simple

This article is a snapshot of key areas to be aware of when assessing a website’s GDPR and ePrivacy compliance.Cookies can be a powerful tool in personalising users’ interactions with a website. But did you know that your website’s use of cookies has to comply with Regulation 5 of the ePrivacy Directive?In the EU, the [...]

By |2022-07-29T14:15:55+01:0014th July, 2022|DPO|

An introduction to Thailand’s new Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

This article introduces the new Thai PDPA legislation that came into force on 1st June 2022. Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) is the new Thai data protection legislation that came into force on 1st June 2022. It takes much of its inspiration from the European Union’s GDPR requirements. The Personal Data Protection Commission [...]

By |2022-07-29T13:37:30+01:0012th July, 2022|DPO, International|

Protect your customers’ data when selling a company

Whenever a company is sold, customer data—in nearly all cases—gets into the hands of a new owner. It is important to be cautious because customer data is personal data and hence falls under the provision of local data protection frameworks. While company accountants usually provide support during the process of a sale, their support [...]

By |2022-07-29T13:56:36+01:002nd July, 2022|Acquisitions, DPO|

Pride and privacy

Pride month is celebrated throughout the world in June to mark the events of the Stonewall Riots (1969). The events were catalysed by the violation of privacy rights of the LGBTQ+ community in New York; galvanised forces joined to fight for greater protection within the community. However, data privacy conflicts were already amidst an [...]

By |2022-06-26T08:28:04+01:0024th June, 2022|Diversity by design, DPO, International|

Top 10 tips for Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace

Diversity and Inclusion has come a long way since it was first pioneered in the 1960s, and it is not hard to see why. When it is done right, a diverse workplace is good for businesses, and it is good for employees. In today's data privacy landscape, it is more important than ever for [...]

By |2022-06-26T08:28:56+01:0016th June, 2022|Diversity by design, DPO, Tips|

Should you consider CBPR certification?

The Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) and Privacy Recognition for Processors (PRP) systems establish a harmonised set of data protection standards consistent with APEC Privacy Framework to enable cross-border flows of personal data. CBPR systems apply to data controllers whereas PRP systems apply to data processors. These certifications are [...]

By |2022-06-26T08:30:48+01:009th June, 2022|DPO, International|

Data Protection and Privacy in Sales and Marketing

Knowing your audience is at the centre of sales and marketing and so collecting data on customers and prospects is critical to the sales and marketing game. The more you know about your customers and prospective customers, the easier it is to target them for advertisements, and the more you can tailor your product [...]

By |2022-05-27T12:10:28+01:0027th May, 2022|DPO, International, Tips, Works council|

Clinical trials in Spain: translating the AEPD’s new rules

At one time or another, any organisation with operations in Europe will have had to navigate the GDPR: the European data protection law which sets some of the highest standards for data privacy worldwide. For clinical trial sponsors, there's also the European Clinical Trials Regulation ('CTR') to contend with—alongside international laws governing the life [...]

By |2022-05-27T11:44:50+01:0020th May, 2022|DPO, International, Life Sciences, ThoughtLeadership|

Tabletop exercises prepare your team for real cybersecurity disasters

Imagine you’re hiring a bodyguard. There are two candidates for the position, and Candidate A has read every security book that there is. Candidate B may not have such an encyclopaedic understanding of the industry, but what he does bring is ten years of proven experience of real security scenarios. Unless Candidate A can [...]

By |2022-05-27T11:45:37+01:0012th May, 2022|Cybersecurity|
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