Data Privacy for Business and Individuals

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Your Guide to the LGPD – Brazil’s Privacy Act

Your Guide to the LGPD - Brazil's Privacy Act

What is the LGPD? The LGPD is the Brazilian version of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). In Portuguese it is Lei Geralde Proteçãode Dados, or in English, General Law of Personal Protection. It is a framework of legal guidelines for collection and processing of personal info of individuals within Brazil. Or, in short, it’s a set of rules that companies need

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Your Guide to the CCPA – California Consumer Privacy Act

Your Guide to the CCPA - California Consumer Privacy Act

What is the CCPA? The California Consumer Privacy Act is a framework of legal guidelines for collection and processing of personal info of individuals who reside in the state of California. Or, in short, it’s a set of rules that companies need to follow to collect and protect a user’s data. As of January 1st, 2020, any company that handles California residents’ data

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Why You Should Care About Data Privacy Regulations

Why You Should Care About Data Privacy Regulations

I get it, Data Privacy Regulations are a pain. They are complicated and difficult to understand. Most of them are written in legalese. And, as a company, they take time and money to implement properly. But hear me out on this one… it will save you money in the long run to become compliant. In the past businesses were able

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Data Protection & Privacy Impact Assessments Done Right

Data Protection & Privacy Impact Assessments Done Right

Before embarking on any kind of compliance it is important to understand what the requirements are and when you need to implement them. The GDPR (Global Data Protection Regulation) in the EU states that you have to run a DPIA (Data Protection Impact Assessment) if you are using any data that is highly sensitive or could be high risk if

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Your Guide to the GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation

Your Guide to the GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation

What is the GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation is a framework of legal guidelines for collection and processing of personal info of individuals within the European Union. Or, in short, it’s a set of rules that companies need to follow to collect and protect a user’s data. As of May 25th, 2018, any company, group, or individual, that handles

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