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Saudia Arabia Data Protection Law 

Introduction   The Kingdom of Saudia Arabia new has adopted new Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL) to regulate personal data processing and prevent personal data abuse in line with the goals of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 to develop a digital infrastructure and support innovation to grow a digital economy. PDPL has many similarities with various national and international data protection regulatory

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GDPR

Privacy Policy – why does it matter?

Nowadays there is often a lack of understanding of why and how privacy policy is important for any organization that processes personal data.  This blog post sheds light on the notion of the privacy policy, its importance, structure, and enforcement. Hopefully, after reading this blog you will be able to understand the reasons why privacy policy should be considered as

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Governance
DPO

Data Protection Officer or Chief Privacy Officer?

The rise of the Data Protection Officer In the final months of preparation for GDPR, Europe witnessed the proliferation of a new work function. All over Europe organisations were appointing data protection officers to ostensibly achieve compliance with the new regulation. A lot of water has passed under the bridge since then. Organisations have now had the opportunity to work

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#dataprocessing

The basics of data processing

This article explores the basics, giving you a ‘bitesize’ introduction to the concept of data processing.   

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comply with GDPR

Privacy basics: the long arm of the GDPR

We continue the series ‘Privacy basics’ with bite-sized articles on the core concepts of privacy and data protection. The purpose of this blog series is to make privacy as simple as possible by explaining some of the most important core concepts. With each new blog article, we introduce privacy elements with pragmatic examples that will help you better understand how

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controller

Privacy basics: The relationship between controllers

This is the first post of the new series “Privacy basics”. As a privacy and data protection consultancy, we know the challenges of this field can be highly complex, but the first step to efficiently tackle them is to understand the core concepts.  The purpose of this blog series is to explain in a simple and engaging manner the most important privacy concepts. Stay tuned: we will continue to publish more bite size articles in due course.    “Am I a controller?”   How many times do we hear this question? As mentioned by our Partner

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Data Protection Compliance Risk

The Rise of Data Protection Compliance as a Risk – What Executives in the Middle East Need to Know

Introduction The risk of data protection compliance is on the rise in the Middle East. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) celebrated a 3rd birthday last week. Over the past year we have witnessed the global introduction of new or updated “GDPR-inspired” data protection regulations. Slightly different approaches by supervisory authorities inside the EU may be causing some challenges,

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DPO White Paper

White Label The Role of the Data Protection Officer In this white paper we explain the role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) to executive-level decisionmakers and legal and compliance stakeholders who may not be particularly familiar with privacy as a subject, but who are increasingly confronted with questions about privacy, and tasked with ensuring compliance with new or evolving

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Data Transfers
UAE Banks

A New Data Protection Regime for UAE Banks

Introduction The data protection landscape has been evolving quickly across the Middle East and Africa to keep abreast of global developments and international standards. Perhaps surprisingly for a country with a genuine history of digital innovation and ambition in relation to becoming a truly data driven society, the UAE lags behind many of its neighbours and global “knowledge economy” competitors

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Copenhagen Data Protection Day 2021

Copenhagen Data Protection Day 2021 with Kromann Reumert and WLC 6 October 2021 The Copenhagen Data Protection Day 2021 counts on speakers from public authorities and leading enterprises seeking to engage all stakeholders in discussing the challenges ahead. Industry driven discussions on the developments in data protection 3 years+ after GDPR became applicable. Reach out! Agenda Based on our experiences

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