How the Privacy Act Protects Personal Information in Australia

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 As cyber threats loom larger and data breaches become more common, the significance of strong privacy laws can’t be overstated. The Privacy Act, including enhancements like the Data Privacy Act of 2012, serves as a foundation in safeguarding personal information, ensuring individuals’ rights are respected and secure. This legislation not only mandates how organizations must […]

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Securing Personal Data under PIPEDA

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In an age where data breaches are common, protecting personal information is not just a necessity, but a legal requirement in Canada. Organizations operating under PIPEDA (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act), must adopt stringent measures to prevent unauthorized access, use, and disposal of personal data. This blog explores the Principle of Limiting Collection, […]

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Cross-Border Data Transfers Post-GDPR: Challenges and Solutions

Companies face the challenge of protecting sensitive information and ensuring privacy compliance when transferring data across borders. The GDPR of the European Union (EU) has set a high standard for data protection and has become the benchmark for compliance in this area. To ensure GDPR compliance, companies must understand the challenges involved and implement effective […]

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India Enacted the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill in 2023: What is the Sentiment Around it? – Part 1

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Lately, India has been rearranging the personal data protection compliance framework and the normative structure of how the personal data is treated in this regard and making a enacting a new digital personal data protection bill. As of 2023, the estimations suggest that India has a population base of approximately 1,43 billion people. This shows […]

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The Australian Privacy Principles Explained

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With the continuous collection, usage, and sharing of personal information, it is imperative to understand how this information is safeguarded. In Australia, the protection of personal information is governed by the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs), which serve as the cornerstone of privacy protection in the country, applying to numerous organizations and government agencies. Let’s delve […]

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Legal and Privacy Challenges of Data Scraping in the Digital Age

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Data Scraping – beyond the familiar term, what secrets does it hold? Throughout this insightful blog, Marin Milenkoski explores the complex world of data scraping and examines the legal and privacy aspects of gathering publicly available information, a practice that is widely used, but often misunderstood. Data scraping, also known as data harvesting, can be […]

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Adopting the New Normal: Navigating Canada’s Latest Data Protection Changes

Change is the only constant in the ever-evolving landscape of data protection. Canada’s data protection laws have undergone significant updates to reflect the digital age’s complexities and safeguard individuals’ privacy rights. As businesses grapple with these changes, the need to adapt, comply, and ensure ethical data practices has never been more critical. In this blog […]

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Unlocking Compliance: Understanding the Significance of Data Retention in GDPR

The Essential Roadmap: Navigating Data Retention Policy and Schedule in GDPR Compliance Storage limitation is one of the fundamental principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It requires that personal data should be kept in a form that permits identification of data subjects for no longer than what is necessary for the purposes for […]

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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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What is a personal data breach?

Many companies don’t take data privacy protection seriously until a data breach occurs.A data breach is the worst nightmare that can happen to a company.If you’ve ever faced a data breach, you will understand the difficulties that you might face without a robust protection. ICO thoroughly explains what a personal data breach is and how […]

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