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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Privacy Laws in South Asia

The southern region of Asia includes India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Maldives. The association between these nations is the South Asian Area of Regional Co-operation (SAARC). The growth of data protection laws in these countries has been significant since 2013. Even though the laws in these countries are based on […]

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Privacy compliance on Indian government portals

Introduction  The right to privacy and government surveillance for security are contradictory. The seed of right to privacy as a constitutional right vis a vis surveillance by the government was planted by the minority judgement given by Justice Subba Rao in the Kharak Singh case, wherein it was stated that privacy was within the purview of Article 21 […]

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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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