Privacy Wars: Comparing Australia’s Data Protection with GDPR!

As far as data protection is concerned, two juggernauts have emerged – Australia’s robust data protection laws and the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These frameworks shape how personal information is handled and shared, but how do they stack up against each other? We will embark on a comparative journey in this […]

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The Essential Guide to SMS Marketing Compliance in the US

For SMS marketing practices to remain ethical and legal, compliance with a complex set of regulations is essential. There’s a lot to know about text messaging compliance, shedding light on the key regulations and requirements (especially if your target is US Citizen Audience). These regulations, serve as the compass guiding marketers towards a principled course […]

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The Role of an EU Representative in the US

Why does a US business need an EU GDPR representative? The Role of EU GDPR Representative Services in the US The US is no stranger to data protection regulation, although there’s no single comprehensive law that applies to all data and all organisations. In a global market, however, US law isn’t the only show in […]

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Data Protection Reforms in UK

This year in May, the United Kingdom Government announced the intention to introduce a reform bill that will implement extensive changes to the existing domestic data protection framework. If implemented, the proposed changes are expected to contribute towards UK to deviate from the standards that apply in the EU under the General Data Protection Regulation […]

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Video surveillance (including guidance for organizations using CCTV)

The steady growth of the use of video surveillance systems across public and private sectors, has led to both fixed and mobile cameras becoming more accepted in society. As video surveillance technology becomes more mainstream and affordable, it is now more common to see technologies such as smart doorbells and wireless cameras. Traditional closed circuit […]

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Guidance on direct marketing using electronic mail

The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (as amended) (PECR) cover the sending of electronic mail for direct marketing purposes. This guidance discusses electronic mail marketing in detail. Read it if you have detailed questions not answered in the Guide to PECR, or if you need a deeper understanding of how PECR applies to electronic […]

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President Biden Signs Executive Order to Implement the European Union-U.S. Data Privacy Framework

President Biden signed an Executive Order on Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities (E.O.) directing the steps that the United States will take to implement the U.S. commitments under the European Union-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (EU-U.S. DPF) announced by President Biden and European Commission President von der Leyen in March of 2022.  The […]

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UK plans how to replace GDPR?

The UK appears to be pushing ahead with plans to reform the country’s data protection regime, potentially foisting more red tape on British businesses. In a speech at the Conservative party conference this week, new digital secretary Michelle Donelan reiterated the government’s intention to move away from the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), while […]

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Digital Age of Consent under the GDPR

GDPR incorporated a separate article that regulates the processing of children’s personal data where children can provide valid consent on their behalf. As per Article 8 of the GDPR, where consent is the most appropriate mechanism to process personal data, ‘in relation to the offer of information society services directly to a child, the processing […]

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Transcend partnering with GDPR Local

If you need an advanced Privacy Request management solution, take a look at this product from our partners at Transcend.io – this product is designed to automate the return, deletion and modification of user data across yourtech stack.  Transcend has over 1300+ integrations and data connectorsto allow you to connect to any location where user […]

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