The Data Protection Blog

September 2, 2021

The ‘Chinese GDPR’ – China passes its new Privacy Law.

The 20th of August 2021 marks a milestone for Chinese data protection. The People’s Republic of China has passed its ‘Personal Information Protection Law’ (PIPL).
August 25, 2021

Comparing the roles of GDPR’s Data Protection Officer to POPIA’s Information Officer.

There is a high degree of overlap between global data protection regulations, but some subtle differences could potentially lead to misinterpretation. This is especially so in […]
August 17, 2021

PrivIQ now offering a GDPR and CCPA service in one package.

We have recently released our CCPA version and have realized from feedback that there is a demand for a single solution covering both GDPR (EU and […]
August 10, 2021

Third time’s a charm: The Colorado Privacy Act

Following the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) and the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), Colorado is the third US State to adopt extensive Data Protection legislation. On 7 July 2021, Governor Polis signed the Colorado Privacy Act which becomes effective in July 2023. The Act grants a set of rights to consumers and imposes obligations on businesses.
July 27, 2021
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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
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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 […]