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Processing Retrospective Data in Clinical Research

One of the most demanding challenges in clinical research is to establish a clear framework for the lawful and ethical use of retrospective data. Retrospective data represents a valuable source of information for research projects; however, it is typically collected for purposes unrelated to the research’s objectives. This gives rise to concerns such as the potential for unlawful repurposing of

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Governance
Cookies

Increasing enforcement with regard to the cookie banners

Cookies have been at the center of data protection discussions for a long time, but recently the focus on the implementation of cookies has increased significantly. This blog post provides some insight into the most recent changes with regard to data protection authorities’ opinion on the implementation of cookie banners since the European Data Protection Board’s Cookie Banner Taskforce report.

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Governance Program
Compliance

KSA Takes on Personal Data Protection

As Saudi Arabia introduces its Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL), organizations based in the region should be aware of its data protection requirements, and those operating internationally must be able to comply with the diverse legal regimes.  Drawing from the principles of the GDPR, the PDPL shares many similarities. Yet, it brings its unique characteristics, affecting procedures, legal bases, and

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Data Protection Officer

THE ROLE OF THE DPO IN GCC COUNTRIES

The Data Protection Officer (DPO) role has become a global profession. Although the practice of appointing a DPO previously existed in several countries around the globe, recently, there have been major developments in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Organizations should evaluate whether these new requirements apply to them and whether they should appoint a DPO.   In this white paper, we explain

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Governance
Data Protection

Major Updates on Privacy Reforms in Australia

Over the last three years, the Attorney-General’s Department has conducted a Review of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). On 28 September, the Government Response to the Privacy Act Review Report was published. This Government Response comes eight months after the Attorney-General’s Department published the Privacy Act Review Report 2022, a 320-page document outlining 116 recommendations and proposals resulting from extensive

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Data Transfers

The EU Commission has signed the EU-US Data Privacy Framework. What should companies do now?

On July 10, 2023, the European Commission (EC) adopted an Adequacy Decision regarding the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (DPF). The decision taken by the EC regarding the EU-U.S. DPF enables organisations to certify their compliance with the EU-U.S. DPF, simplifying the process of transferring personal data from the EU to the U.S. The EU-U.S. DPF represents a significant step in

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Navigating the Risks of Large Language Models

White Label Navigating the Risks of Large Language Models The emergence of powerful Large Language Models (LLM) led businesses to consider the implementation of these technologies in their daily activities. LLMs have the potential to improve business productivity and efficiency, but they can also be an additional risk factor that should be evaluated to ensure compliance with legal obligations. At

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The double-edged sword of AI in cybersecurity – Highlights from the ENISA AI Cybersecurity Conference’

ENISA AI Cybersecurity Conference took place on 7th June, and here are the key highlights: AI is a double-edged sword when it comes to Cyber Security as it enables better and more advanced prevention against cyberattacks but at the same time enables cyber criminals to advance their attack methods and vectors. Generative AI by Huub Janssen (Rijksinspectie Digitale Infrastructuur) Cyber

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Puzzle
DPAs

Tips for negotiating Data Processing Agreements

As a data protection professional, you will often find yourself being part of large contractual negotiations, where you will be responsible for data processing agreement. Therefore, please find below a few tips on how to prepare for a (re-) negotiation of data processing agreements to achieve the best possible outcome of these. First of all, know the party on the

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Risk

Managing Security and Privacy Risks

As cyber security risks increase and new data protection requirements surface, navigating the privacy and security landscape has become ever more onerous and demanding.Even in organisations with well-established and mature enterprise risk management programs, keeping your risk picture updated and actually having your identified risks under control have become an arms-race. Below, I will share a few risk-reducing steps that

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