Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Privacy
Al Tamimi & Company
Bahrain's Law on the Protection of Personal Data was published on 19 July 2018, and will come into effect on 1 August 2019.
Jackson Etti & Edu
Friday, May 25, 2018 is not just any other date on the calendar of EU corporates. It is the date when the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect.
Perchstone & Graeys
The Cambridge Analytica scandal is a staggering reveal of the large-scale potential for manipulation of social media users' data.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
For the past few decades, the exportation of oil has been Nigeria's major source of revenue and sadly to the detriment of other economic sectors and revenue sources.
Perchstone & Graeys
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has concluded plans to introduce Lawful Interception (LI); a legally sanctioned official access to private communications, such as telephone calls or email messages
Perchstone & Graeys
Data protection laws exist to strike a balance between the rights of individuals to privacy and the ability of companies to use data for the purposes of their business.
Clyde & Co
It is well over a year now since Qatar became the first GCC country to enact a specific national law relating to data protection.
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
KISCH IP
South Africa has experienced no fewer than four significant data breaches involving consumer's personal information held by businesses, in the preceding ten months alone.
Fasken
The Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal involved the unauthorised collection of personally identifiable information of up to 87 million Facebook users.
KISCH IP
Businesses operating in South Africa are currently facing the imminent implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPI);...
KISCH IP
Non-compliance in terms of GDPR could result in the company being fined up to 4% of the company's global revenues.
KISCH IP
Forbes.com describes the "Internet of Things" as "the concept of basically connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet (and/or to each other)".
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The laws in the United Arab Emirates can be divided into mainland/onshore UAE laws and free-zone specific laws.
Al Tamimi & Company
Dealings with residential and commercial land and properties in Abu Dhabi granted to UAE nationals by the government ("Granted Land") are subject to certain restrictions.
Dentons
In the lead-up to the now imminent coming into effect of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018, much focus has understandably been on what steps need to be taken to ensure compliance.
STA Law Firm
On 25 May 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) will come into effect in European Union
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
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Clyde & Co
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The DPA 2004 was largely based on the EU Directive 95/46/EC on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and free movement of such data, and was supplemented by the Data Protection Regulations 2009.
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