Singapore is planning key updates to its data privacy law, bringing the country more closely in line with the EU, Australia, and other regions that have strictly regulated the use and sharing of online personal information. Multinationals doing business with the island nation should review their procedures for collecting and processing personal data to ensure they are in compliance before the changes become law.
Many European countries are turning to contact-tracing apps to reduce coronavirus transmission, but the apps have raised data-privacy concerns. Governments are moving ahead with the technology, struggling to achieve a balance between public safety and citizen privacy.
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect 1 January 2020. The Act will affect many if not most U.S. businesses and many companies worldwide. It takes a strict view of what constitutes private data and provides for a variety of penalties, some of them severe.
Germany’s first GDPR fine underscores the willingness of authorities to enforce the law, but its relatively low amount may also indicate leniency for companies that take swift corrective action.
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation has been extended to three additional countries — Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, which are part of the European Economic Area (EEA). We tell you why it’s critical for multinationals not to overlook this regulatory change.
Much media attention has been focused lately on the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, but South Korea also has some of the world’s strictest privacy laws. Here's what you need to know to comply.
The GDPR went into effect May 25, catching many organizations unprepared. Here are steps your organization should take to avoid a costly and embarrassing breach.
If you handle the personal data of EU citizens, you need to know about the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. We give you the basics along with a checklist that HR professionals should consider in advance of the GDPR’s May 25 deadline.
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation will take effect May 25, 2018. It provides significant privacy protections and has massive implications for multinationals that process the data of European citizens.
A proposed new data protection law will strengthen information privacy rules in the UK and bring the country in line with EU law, ensuring the free flow of information between Europe and the UK post-Brexit.
European officials have issued strict new guidelines directing employers to notify job applicants before viewing their social media profiles, even if applicants have made their profiles public.
China’s new cybersecurity law went into effect last month and many companies are concerned about whether or not they must comply. This post gives a summary of the law for foreign organizations operating in China.