Category: Legal Requirements

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NY SHIELD and Your Data Security Safeguards

NY SHIELD and Your Data Security Safeguards

High profile cyber attacks have been increasing in recent years and the methods used by cyber criminals are constantly evolving. In 2019, the New York Senate passed a security law...

NY SHIELD and Your Data Breach Notices

NY SHIELD and Your Data Breach Notices

If you handle private data about any New York resident, you likely fall under the jurisdiction of the SHIELD Act. As well as requiring data security measures, the act says...

How to Handle Privacy Access Requests Under the AU Privacy Act

How to Handle Privacy Access Requests Under the AU Privacy Act

If your business is based in, does business in, or has customers in Australia then you are required to follow Australia's Privacy Act of 1988's standards for an individual's right...

Privacy Self-Audit: Managing and Protecting Data

Privacy Self-Audit: Managing and Protecting Data

As a small or medium-sized business, it's easy to overlook data privacy or see it as a burden. Doing so could be a big mistake thanks to a range of...

GDPR-Like Consent Under Canadian Privacy Laws

GDPR-Like Consent Under Canadian Privacy Laws

Canadian organizations come under both federal and provincial laws on data privacy, including the need to get "meaningful consent." In 2019, Canadian privacy commissioners issued new guidelines detailing principles for such...

Upcoming Changes to Canadian Privacy Law

Upcoming Changes to Canadian Privacy Law

Canada's government has signalled significant changes to privacy regulation in the country. Canadian businesses already have strong privacy obligations under the existing Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). However,...