The KVKK seeks to amend Articles 6 and 9 of the LPDP on the processing special category of personal data and cross-border data transfers. The proposal has yet to be shared with the National Assembly, but is expected to be approved and take force sometime in 2022.
Change is coming for the organizations in the United Arab Emirates after passage of the 2021 Personal Data Protection Law in November. This article provides a rundown of the top-10 considerations for organizations to comply with the new regulation.
As Middle Eastern countries ramp up their regulatory oversight and rigor over data protection, companies in the region are seeking guidance on how to evaluate their risk, implement data privacy frameworks and uphold compliance. Given a multitude of complexities, it is very difficult for organizations to stay abreast of all the requirements.