Privacy is a fundamental part of doing business and it is improper to wrongfully disclose or sell personal information.
COVID-19 has created a range of new privacy challenges for businesses. One challenge is the obligation for venues to collect COVID-19 contact tracing information.
Husch Blackwell LLP
As reported by numerous Brazilian privacy professionals, Brazil's new privacy law – Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados or LGPD – is now in full effect with the sanction of Law 14508 by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Now that the Brazilian law on the use of personal information (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados or LGPD) has entered into force on 18 September 2020
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On June 30, 2020, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released its Report of Findings on the information handling practices of the operator of RateMDs.com, ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In September 2020, Québec's Committee on Institutions held special consultations and public hearings regarding Bill 64 – An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The filing of concurrent multi-jurisdictional class actions applications based on the same facts has long been a thorn in the side of judicial federalism.
The UK Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") announced on 16 October 2020 that it has ultimately decided to fine British Airways ("BA") £20 million for BA's contraventions of the...
After all, the concept of privacy by default and design, which permeates the precepts of the GDPR, intends for there to be a climate of data privacy in organisations.
Data transfers are a staple to the global ecosystem of the digital services economy, despite this, the future of cross-border data transfers between Member States within the European Union ("EU")...
On the 7th of November 2019, the European Data Protection Supervisor ("EDPS") issued guidelines ("Guidelines") on the concepts of controller, processor and joint controllership under Regulation...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
United Kingdom, French and Belgian national security laws (and such laws of other EU Member States) fell under the scrutiny of ...
Guidance was accompanied by a report
UK Organisations which do business in Ireland and process personal data often assume that compliance with the GDPR is sufficient in order to process the personal data of Irish...
From the earliest stages of project development, businesses engaged in the processing of individuals' personal data are required to implement ‘privacy by design' and ‘privacy be default'
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, retailers have been required to adapt quickly to ensure that their online market place is established...
The names, contact details, email addresses, medical records and health data of individuals and patients who attend a GPs practice are protected by strict European and Irish data protection laws...
In this briefing, we consider some of the issues that arise in dealing with requests by law enforcement authorities to produce records that contain personal data.
Kenya is one step closer to appointing its first Data Protection Commissioner ("Commissioner"), a mission that has been met with some obstacles.
The right to privacy may be a fundamental human right but it is not absolute.