The GDPR which came into force on 25 May 2018 brought radical changes to data privacy laws in the EU, thus impacting businesses, regardless of whether they have a corporate presence in the EU or use EU based assets...
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.
The European General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is effective as from 3.00 am (Mauritian time) today, 25 May 2018.
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 ...
The much awaited Data Protection Bill (the "Bill") was on the Order Paper at the National Assembly for first reading yesterday.
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...
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.
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The Data Protection Act 2004 was enacted for the protection of privacy rights of individuals to process personal data.