HewardMills’ fast-track privacy health checks

“You can't really know where you are going until you know where you have been.” (Maya Angelou) Every data-driven company should have a privacy framework in place. If your company hasn’t yet taken the time to orient itself to this new space, here are a few common reasons why now is the best time to [...]

By |2022-04-06T10:40:32+01:0017th June, 2021|DPO, ThoughtLeadership|

Data protection software tools

Data protection and privacy requirements have grown increasingly complex and while there is no substitute for a comprehensive privacy programme staffed by a knowledgeable and multidisciplinary team, there are increasingly more opportunities to enlist the help of software tools. All three companies reviewed here, offer their own custom API and set of automated tools designed to integrate with a company’s existing technology stack, [...]

By |2021-04-12T16:36:09+01:0012th April, 2021|DPO, International, News|

What do you need to know about CPRA?

California voters pass Proposition 24, approving the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act On 3 November, California voters approved Proposition 24, otherwise known as the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act (CPRA). The new law comes into effect on 1 January 2023 and will significantly augment the privacy provisions under the 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). [...]

By |2020-12-02T14:18:25+00:002nd December, 2020|DPO, ThoughtLeadership|

Brazil’s LGPD to take immediate effect

After several delays and lingering uncertainty around the effective date of Brazil’s General Data Protection law (LGPD), Brazil’s Congress approved a last-minute amendment on Wednesday 26 August that brings the LGPD into immediate effect as of August 27, 2020. Given that LGPD’s main provisions are now in effect, businesses in Brazil should expect to see [...]

By |2020-09-15T12:39:15+01:0014th September, 2020|International, ThoughtLeadership|

GDPR vs CCPA: top 5 obligations global DPOs should pay attention to

July 1, 2020 was the official deadline to meet the standards of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which came into effect. While arguably the most advanced consumer privacy protection law in the US, the CCPA is notably less extensive than its EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) counterpart. This means a [...]

By |2020-07-09T08:06:18+01:006th July, 2020|ThoughtLeadership|
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