Tag: General Data Protection Regulation

Data Protection World Forum answers all your data security questions

This has been a landmark year in data security, with regulations such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), MiFID ii and the forthcoming ePrivacy regulation all set to change how we think about and deal […]

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California adopts toughest data protection laws in the US

By Pawan Naidu

On June 21, California passed legislation that will bring the toughest data protection laws in the United States. The groundbreaking law is set up to reshape how Silicon Valley does business and it requires companies to stop the collection and selling of user’s personal data upon requests from consumers. The California Consumer Privacy Act will come into effect in 2020.

Six Things Businesses Need to Know About the GDPR

By Teodor Teofilov

The European Union’s (EU) new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is complicated and has vast consequences, affecting any company that collects the personal data of any citizen within the blocs’ borders. It was passed on April 14, 2016, and gave companies two years to prepare for its eventual enactment, which happened on May 25 of this year. Here are the six main things to keep in mind.

Facebook-Cambridge Analytica under the EU GDPR

By Teodor Teofilov

What would have happened to Facebook and Cambridge Analytica if the new EU data protection laws were in effect?