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
Data security and cyber breaches are becoming an almost daily occurrence, as is widely reflected in increased publicity and media reports, which also demonstrate that data breaches are growing both in frequency and scope each year.
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.
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.
KPMG
Governments have the opportunity to make a more transparent and persuasive case for data sharing to deliver more personalized services to citizens.
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
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).
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.
Juristconsult Chambers
The much awaited Data Protection Bill (the "Bill") was on the Order Paper at the National Assembly for first reading yesterday.
Barnea & Co
It has certainly been an interesting 2017 in the Israeli Hi-Tech world, here is a rundown of 5 highlights, in case you missed them.
Barnea & Co
It has certainly been an interesting 2017 in the Israeli Hi-Tech world, here is a rundown of 5 highlights, in case you missed them.
Perchstone & Graeys
Technology has continued to evolve and transform seemingly all orthodox and traditional processes at an alarming pace.
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...
Dentons
On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into effect across European Union (EU) member states.
Kennedys
A United States intelligence report has recently confirmed that cyber hacking took place during the 2016 US presidential elections, in an attempt to influence the outcome.
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