The development of personal data privacy regulation in Costa Rica is divided between two laws - Laws No. 7975 & No. 8968.
Cyprus implemented the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC in 2001 with the Processing of Personal Data Law of 2001,.
Gibraltar, in the EU, implemented the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46 EC in 2006 with the Data Protection Act 2004.
The Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) regulates the collection and handling of personal data in Hong Kong.
Part VIA of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) (PDPO) sets out new direct marketing requirements. Part VIA will tentatively commence on 1 April 2013.
The new provisions relating to direct marketing and legal assistance for aggrieved individuals introduced by the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 (the "Amendment Ordinance") will take effect on 1 April 2013.
Hong Kong's main data protection law introduces important requirements for companies who collect personal information.
This legal update is part of our series of updates to discuss the implications of the Personal Data (Privacy) Amendment Ordinance 2012.
2002 and 2005 laws protect Persons with regard to the Processing of Personal Data, including electronic communications.
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The European data protection framework was released by the European Commission,and it aims to increase harmonisation and apply the general principles of personal data protection.
The relevant law in Malta is the Data Protection Act (Chapter 440 of the Laws of Malta) and Regulations issued under it.
The Data Protection Act 2004 was enacted for the protection of privacy rights of individuals to process personal data.
Monaco is regulated by the Data Protection Law, but it is not part of the EU, so did not transpose Directive 95/46/EC.
Panama has taken steps to regulate electronic data protection and internet commerce but this remains a work in progress.
The Philippines has enacted the Data Privacy Act of 2012 or Republic Act No. 10173, which took effect in September 2012.
The Data Protection Act protects personal privacy and information processed and collected by public and private bodies.
If collection and processing of personal data pertains to private or family life, the individual's consent is required.
A data protection officer is not compulsory, but a Data Controller must implement Personal Data protection measures.
This article provides an overview of data privacy in the UAE, explores the risks that companies face in relation to data loss by reference to case studies from the region and provides practical suggestions as to how businesses might seek to mitigate their exposure to risks of cyber crime.