The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) directs how an organization should handle the personal data of residents in the European Union (“EU”). Under the GDPR, an organization must conduct a Data Protection Impact Assessment (“DPIA”) if it processes high-risk data. In this guide, we will explain: What is a Data
The CCPA: California Consumer Privacy Act, in addition to providing consumers with a variety of rights pertaining to their personally identifiable information (“PII”), also provides consumers with the ability to file lawsuits directly against businesses under certain circumstances. Additionally, the California Attorney General may bring enforcement actions against noncompliant businesses.
The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a privacy law that was enacted to protect the privacy rights of residents of Canada. The right to access one’s personal information is the hallmark of national and international privacy laws. In this blog post, we will explore the PIPEDA
The Australia Privacy Act 1988 covers the processing and or use of personal information. An APP entity is a broad umbrella term referring to an organization that can include an individual, a body corporate, a partnership, any other unincorporated association, or a trust. An APP entity also refers to governmental
The Australia Privacy Act 1988 is unique in that it only applies to Australian organizations with an annual turnover of more than AUD $3,000,000. However, this article will explain the various exceptions that require certain small businesses to comply with the Australia Privacy Act as well as the opt-in provision
The CCPA: California Consumer Privacy Act, first enacted in 2018, became effective on January 1st, 2020. The law provides a variety of privacy rights to consumers, including the right to request the deletion of collected personally identifiable information (“PII”), the right to opt-out of the “sale” of PII, and the
If you own a business, you likely work with a variety of entities pursuant to delivering products and services to your customers. These partnerships may take place in a variety of contexts. For example, perhaps you employ an outside company to help create and manage your website. For customer relations
As many of us work from home, homeschool our children, and do more and more activities online as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, our society has increasingly relied on video conferencing platforms to maintain some sort of normalcy. Many entities, including churches, have turned to this technology to conduct