Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Privacy
STA Law Firm
Individuals have a right to obtain their personal data and reuse it as they see fit. On October 30, 2017, 60 Parliament MPs in Egypt submitted a proposal to the Egyptian Parliament to adopt a new law
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Technology is a double edged sword that can turn our lives to be easier, flexible, fast and simple, and, on the other hand, can be harmful and capable of destroying our lives.
DLA Piper Australia
Egypt does not have one law to regulate personal data protection, but has provisions in different laws and regulations.
Shikana Law Group
25th May 2018 saw the European Union (EU) enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Advocaat Law Practice
The General Data Protection Regulation became operative on May 25, 20181 and it is expected to have a profound effect on the management of personal data by data controllers and processors.
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
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)".
Clyde & Co
It has been reported that Egypt has become the latest jurisdiction in the Middle East to approve a data protection law.
Clyde & Co
The Kingdom of Bahrain has become the second country in the GCC to issue a national data protection law.
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.
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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.
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Personal data protection plays a central role in Mauritius' digital development. The need for data protection law is derived from thel principle that everyone has the right to the protection ...
STA Law Firm
Individuals have a right to obtain their personal data and reuse it as they see fit. On October 30, 2017, 60 Parliament MPs in Egypt submitted a proposal to the Egyptian Parliament to adopt a new law
Clyde & Co
It has been reported that Egypt has become the latest jurisdiction in the Middle East to approve a data protection law.
Sefton Fross
The complaint process is a pyramid, starting from a complaint letter to instituting an action in court.
Shikana Law Group
25th May 2018 saw the European Union (EU) enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
ENSafrica
In the recent decision in the consolidated matter of Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others v Prince; National Director of Public Prosecutions and Others v Rubin; ...
STA Law Firm
The ever-changing technology the law is always trying to keep up its pace as now the interaction of law and technology is more critical than ever.
Fasken
The Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal involved the unauthorised collection of personally identifiable information of up to 87 million Facebook users.
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.
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