Committee delay hinders PDPA preparedness

(Sep 24, 2020) A delay in Thailand's Personal Data Protection Committee’s formation is anticipated to hinder preparedness for the Personal Data Protection Act, the Bangkok ... Read More

An overview of the first mandatory guidance to arrive post-'Schrems II'

(Sep 24, 2020) On Sept. 7, Germany’s Baden-Württemberg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information updated its guidance on international data transfers. It ... Read More

NPC issues guidelines for Filipino online learning

(Sep 24, 2020) The Philippines' National Privacy Commission published guidance for online learning, addressing student privacy and the prevention of school data breaches. I... Read More

Indian health group questions privacy in health data policy

(Sep 24, 2020) The All India Organization of Chemists & Druggists submitted comments to government authorities on India's draft policy of the Health Data Management Pol... Read More

Turkey’s new data storage and transfer requirements for banks

(Sep 24, 2020) Amendments to Turkish Banking Law No. 5411 in February 2020 introduced important provisions regarding how banks handle confidential customer data. Based on t... Read More

Post-‘Schrems II’: Understanding Baden-Württemberg’s updated guidance on international data transfers

(Sep 24, 2020) On Sept. 7, 2020, Germany’s Baden-Württemberg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Read More

US Senate hearing on federal privacy law touches on COVID-19, familiar roadblocks

(Sep 24, 2020) The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a hearing Wednesday to discuss the need for a federal privacy law, but unlike a hearin... Read More

ICO issues 60K GBP fine over nuisance texts touting COVID-19-effective products

(Sep 24, 2020) The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office announced it fined Digital Growth Experts Limited 60,000 GBP for sending more than 16,000 nuisance text messages t... Read More

Colombian DPA fines bank 269M pesos

(Sep 24, 2020) Colombia's data protection authority, the Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio, announced Banco Popular was fined 269,046,492 pesos for violating the rig... Read More

IAPP seeks responses for annual Governance Survey

(Sep 24, 2020) The IAPP is currently seeking responses for the "2020 Governance and Operations Survey," sponsored by FTI Consulting. The annual survey gathers information o... Read More