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 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 […]
October 8, 2020
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Social Dilemma; Why they do not care about data privacy and protection regulations?

Social media has become an undeniable force in people’s lives today, and this applies in nearly every corner of the globe. In fact, there are nearly […]
September 30, 2020
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Data protection, the NHS and the COVID-19 app. Where are we at?

The Data Protection Act of 2018 (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force to protect people’s data from being misused. COVID-19 has thrown us into a […]
July 10, 2020
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The 3 Principal Changes to the New Zealand Privacy Law

New Zealand recently passed a new privacy bill to update its original Privacy Act 1993. The Privacy Act 2020 will go into effect in December with three major changes to […]