Bill 64 aka Act to Modernize Legislative Provisions respecting the Protection of Personal Information has been passed by Quebec National Assembly

The Act to Modernize Legislative Provisions respecting the Protection of Personal Information (“Bill 64“) received royal assent, within a day after its adoption by the Quebec National Assembly. The passage of this Bill so quickly was preceeded by a legislative process, which was year and a half long after the bill was first introduced by Sonial Lebel, […]

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9 Cybersecurity practices that a small business must adopt

Many companies are accelerating their shifts toward digital-first models—at warp speed. While it started as a compulsion because of #COVID-19, Digital adoption and the use of technology have proved to be powerful factors in small businesses reaching new markets and increasing productivity and efficiency. As good safety and security practices are important for brick-and-mortar businesses, […]

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A simple test to assess if you are Privacy compliance Ready!

Privacy laws are not your everyday compliances  While regulatory compliance always has the pain and complexities that businesses face, the case is different in the case of privacy laws  They are aggressive, they are evolving very fast  At any given time, as an average business, you are looking to comply with multiple sets of regulations which […]

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Importance of information Privacy Compliance in Singapore

Introduction The Singapore PDPA has come to effect on July 2, 2014. It collects, uses, and discloses personal data from Singapore. It applies to each organization that is located in any place in the world that handles personal data from users located inside the territory of Singapore. It empowers users in Singapore with the right to give and revoke consent to the processing of their data. The right to access personal data which is collected and to correct inaccurate personal data. It also defines consent […]

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Largest fines imposed on organizations for data privacy violations

The swelling mode of data privacy violations continues to climb uphill, and as a result, there has never been a more unsafe time in history to share personal data with businesses and corporations, as necessary as that may be. Substantial fines evaluated for data breaches in the recent times point towards the increasing concern of […]

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Challenges facing India in implementing Data Privacy regulations

India, with its population of over 1.3 Billion, is a rising digital market. Companies have been investing in India to tap the potential of a broad consumer base. A wide consumer base means more expansive access to data and consumer information. The consumer information includes personal and non-personal data. Personal data is involved, and data […]

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