Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Privacy
Barnea & Co
In an opinion issued to the European Court of Justice, the Advocate General of the Court stated...
Barnea & Co
In an opinion issued to the European Court of Justice, the Advocate General of the Court stated that according to current legislation, any data protection authority in the European Union can take action against...
Barnea & Co
Apple is set to introduce a new feature in the Safari browser that will significantly reduce advertisers' ability to collect and use personal data.
Barnea & Co
The New York Circuit Court of Appeals ruled recently that when a new user confirms the "terms of service" and "privacy policy" on an application's registration screen, even without perusing the legal documents...
Juristconsult Chambers
The much awaited Data Protection Bill (the "Bill") was on the Order Paper at the National Assembly for first reading yesterday.
BLC Robert
There is a legal obligation on every person who is a citizen of Mauritius to have an identity card within six months of reaching the age of 18. The National Identity Card Act was amended in 2013...
Juristconsult Chambers
The Tribunal held that the use of fingerprints for attendance purposes not expressly consented to by the employee was not in compliance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act.
DLA Piper Australia
The Data Protection Act 2004 was enacted for the protection of privacy rights of individuals to process personal data.
Clyde & Co
It is a year since Qatar became the first GCC country to enact a specific national law relating to data protection.
Clyde & Co
At the end of 2016, the legislative framework for data protection in Qatar was overhauled by Law No. 13 of 2016 Concerning Personal Data Protection (the DPL).
Dentons
Qatar has recently published laws which further protect the rights and privacy of individuals.
Proskauer Rose LLP
At the end of last year, Qatar became the first Gulf state to enact a comprehensive privacy law
Proskauer Rose LLP
At the end of last year, Qatar became the first Gulf state to enact a comprehensive privacy law.
Fasken
The Regulations comprise a number of prescribed forms as annexures.
ENSafrica
The long-awaited draft South African Regulations Relating to the Protection of Personal Information, 2017 (the "draft Regulations") were published today, 8 September 2017.
ENSafrica
The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 promotes the protection of personal information by requiring that public and private bodies comply with certain standards when collecting...
Clyde & Co
Abu Dhabi's financial free zone regulator has passed a number of amendments to its regime, including recognition of DIFC for data exports and an increase in the maximum fine
Eptalex SAL
Unless you purposefully eschew pop culture, it is been hard to miss the fact that Home Box Office, better known as HBO, was recently hacked, repeatedly.
Dentons
On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into effect across European Union (EU) member states.
ENSafrica
In an increasingly connected world, the protection of privacy and personal data has become a key concern for legislators in a number of jurisdictions.
Clyde & Co
On 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation will replace all current data protection laws in every European Union country.
Barnea & Co
On October 18, 2017, the EU Commission published its report on the review of the functioning of the EU-US Privacy Shield, which was established to allow the transfer of personal data...
Eptalex SAL
"There's been a breach!" is a quote from countless movies and television shows over the past few decades, but what happens with it's a breach into a company that has sensitive information about its customers.
ENSafrica
As such, many African organisations will be directly affected by the GDPR and will need to comply.
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Clyde & Co
Abu Dhabi's financial free zone regulator has passed a number of amendments to its regime, including recognition of DIFC for data exports and an increase in the maximum fine
ENSafrica
In an increasingly connected world, the protection of privacy and personal data has become a key concern for legislators in a number of jurisdictions.
Clyde & Co
It is a year since Qatar became the first GCC country to enact a specific national law relating to data protection.
Dentons
On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into effect across European Union (EU) member states.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
The new Regulations aim to help facilitate the enhanced adoption of secure digital payments throughout the region.
Clyde & Co
On 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation will replace all current data protection laws in every European Union country.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Traditionally, health tourism was something states sought to discourage. In 2017, this changed and countries like the United Arab Emirates (‘UAE') are implementing plans to become one of the top ten destinations for heath tourism.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
As use of blockchain technology increases in the UAE, Nadim Bardawil of BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP looks at how it is being used in the Emirates and the legal questions it is raising.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
A new draft law to protect the data of every resident in Oman has been passed on to the Ministry of Legal Affairs for approval, the Information Technology Authority has revealed.
Juristconsult Chambers
The much awaited Data Protection Bill (the "Bill") was on the Order Paper at the National Assembly for first reading yesterday.
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