GDPR

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Data protection standard | Bureau Veritas | ISO | SANS

For many, a data protection standard is the holy grail in assisting them to comply with data protection laws. Data protection standards often provide very practical actionable controls (almost a checklist) that they can implement in order to protect data and therefore comply [...]

By | 2018-07-30T17:16:03+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , , |

Who is liable for damages suffered by data subjects?

When a data subject's right to privacy is infringed or someone fails to protect their personal data, and they suffer damages as a result. Who is liable for those damages? Who should the data subject be taking legal action against? Is [...]

By | 2018-07-19T15:40:28+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , , |

GDPR compliance deadline – what we’ve learned

They say hindsight is 20/20. And usually it's not helpful to hear that. But for once we can really apply what we've learnt. By helping organisations meet the GDPR compliance deadline, we've identified the key stumbling blocks to avoid as [...]

By | 2018-05-24T13:11:45+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , |

How the GDPR changed the Argentina Personal Data Protection Act

The Argentina Personal Data Protection Act has been Argentina's data protection law since 2000. The country is, however, moving away from this law, and has already drafted a new data protection Bill. The reason for this new Bill is to [...]

By | 2018-05-30T08:42:16+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , , |

Data Portability under the GDPR

What is the right to data portability? Is it about a data subject taking their IDs and laptops containing their personal data with them on the road? The answer is: Not really. Data portability is about more than just that. [...]

By | 2018-05-30T11:05:53+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , |

Privacy by Design under the GDPR

Privacy by design or data protection by design is a real requirement under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for organisations that the GDPR applies to. It is no longer an abstract and unenforceable legal concept. You now have to [...]

By | 2017-12-07T07:01:14+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , , |

What is a Data Protection Officer?

We've recently been getting asked the question: What is a Data Protection Officer? This is a sign of just how much interest there is in the position of the Data Protection Officer? Organisations, both in the European Union and outside, [...]

By | 2018-05-30T09:04:34+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , |

Is the Geolocation of Employees Lawful?

Geolocation is the identification of the geographic location of an object (like a computer) or a person (like an employee). It is obviously very useful to know where something is. Knowing that John is on the 15th floor in boardroom [...]

By | 2018-01-10T11:52:39+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , |