Roundup: Canada, Cayman Islands, Morocco, UK, US and more

(Sep 16, 2019) In this week’s Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, IAPP Editor Angelique Carson, CIPP/US, and Former President, Californians for Consumer Privacy and MSR Strategies Principal Mary Stone Ross took a dive into what's ahead after the final California Consumer Privacy Act amendments were agreed upon last week. DLA Piper's Jim Halpert and Andrew Kingman and Pithy Privacy Founder Jacob Rubinstein offered further perspective into the CCPA. Morocco has suspended any use of facial-recognition tec... Read More

Global News Roundup — Sept. 9-16, 2019

(Sep 16, 2019) In this week’s Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, Angelique Carson and Mary Stone Ross took a dive into what's ahead after the final California Consumer Privacy Act amendments were agreed upon last week. Jim Halpert and Jacob Rubinstein both offered further perspective into the CCPA. Morocco has suspended any use of facial-recognition technology. Latvia handed out an EU General Data Protection Regulation fine. New data protection legislation is about to take effect in the Cayman Islands... Read More

Cayman Islands data protection legislation takes effect Sept. 30

(Sep 10, 2019) According to Hunton Andrews Kurth's Privacy & Information Security Law Blog, the Cayman Islands Data Protection Law will go into force Sept. 30. The Office of the Ombudsman will enforce the DPL, which will cost violators up to CI$250,000. The DPL, which was published in June 2017, includes requirements for the protection of personal data and focuses on eight data protection principles. Editor's Note: Appleby's Peter Colegate detailed the provisions of the DPL in a piece for Privacy Tracker.F... Read More

The 'missing women' in data protection reporting

(Jun 13, 2019) Virtually everything we do these days is recorded digitally. Like this, share this, pay here — all these actions are stored as data, combined, analyzed and built into profiles whether we are aware of this or not. Some is data we supply, some is data collected about us, and some is data generated about us. In the midst of all this data, it can come as a surprise to learn there are gaps. A case in point is data on women, or rather, the absence of data about women. Caroline Criado-Perez in "Invisi... Read More