The Data Protection Blog

July 27, 2021
big tech giant

GDPR’s one-stop-shop mechanism under scrutiny- Who is competent against Big Tech?

On 15th June 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) pronounced its judgement in Case-645/19 on the GDPR’s one-stop-shop mechanism (OSS). It clarified […]
July 23, 2021

PrivIQ releases its CCPA (California Consumer Protection Act) version

The launch of our CCPA service. We are pleased to announce that we have just released our data privacy management service for the CCPA regulation. We […]
July 7, 2021

GDPR Celebrates Third Anniversary: Assessing the Status of the Regulations

GDPR had its third anniversary in May 2021, and now seems like a good time to assess its status. The original premise of the laws was built around creating […]
June 29, 2021
UK framework to replace GDPR

A New Framework: Proposals to the UK’s Replacement of GDPR

The Members of Parliament recently released a report that addresses how the UK might regulate and protect people’s privacy now that it’s departing from the EU. […]
April 9, 2021
Popia 8 principles

8 principles of POPIA and why they matter.

POPIA is the South African personal information privacy law, the Protection of Personal Information Act. All organisations collecting, holding and processing personal information have to comply […]
March 5, 2021
GDPR365 is changing name

GDPR365 changes name to respond to market needs

GDPR365 was launched in 2018 to supply companies with a simple, intuitive and clear software as a service offering to help them build a comprehensive data […]
December 4, 2020

Brexit and GDPR Compliance: The True Costs for Businesses

As the end of the year approaches, UK business owners still await an adequacy decision from the EU. However, a favorable decision is by no means guaranteed or even […]
November 24, 2020

Prestige Software Data Leak: What Consequences Can the Hospitality Industry Learn?

The hospitality industry has long been an attractive target for hackers. With all virtual services available today, criminals might take advantage of anything from a vulnerable key […]
November 20, 2020

International data transfers: the impacts of Schrems and Brexit on the GDPR. Week 47.

The European Commission published a draft decision and some guidance on standard contractual clauses for transferring personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA). These have […]