Category: GDPR

What You Should Know About DPA vs. GDPR

Anyone with even a minor internet presence is bound to have come across the term privacy laws or GDPR or both. Long story short, GDPR is the European Union’s strict policies aimed at protecting the privacy of an EU citizen. The EU has a strong track record of protecting an individual’s rights, especially privacy.  Implemented…
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What Are Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC)? How Has Schrems II Impacted Them?

One of the most complex problems in the current data landscape is sharing data between organizations and government bodies and exporting data to foreign countries. The GDPR imposes restrictions on sharing personal data with countries outside of the European Economic Area, which are unlikely to enforce globally accepted norms and best data privacy and security…
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India’s Personal Data Protection Bill (PDP) vs. GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has become a benchmark of personal data regulation and protection. GDPR addresses a comprehensive list of existing and potential issues regarding data; hence it is widely assumed as the working standard for data regulation. In fact, it has been used as a template for other countries striving to create…
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What Attributes to Capture in GDPR / CCPA Data Mapping? Ten Essential Attributes

Data protection requirements vary based on the nature of the data hence organizations must have a comprehensive and accurate data map of what data they collect, store, and process. Here is a quick list of attributes that companies should collect as part of their data discovery process. A data mapping process is typically long and…
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Understanding Data Protection Landscape – Key Roles In Data Privacy

As the world focuses more stringently on data privacy and security and with the advent of GDPR and other similar regulations, data governance has become one of the most important concerns for many businesses. This crucial concern has not only guided businesses to implement new operational and technical measures but has also inspired a sea…
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ABC’s of Privacy This Week-April 29,2020

Applause • EDPB adopts COVID-19 guidance on health data processing and Geo-location According to recent reports, the European Data Protection Board has released guidelines on health data processing for research purposes and using Geo-location and other tracking mechanisms to combat COVID-19.The guidelines address the legal basis for processing, cross-border data transfers, safeguards for data subject…
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Data Protection Checklist for Employers – Enable Working From Home

COVID-19 has impacted business operations across the globe forcing many companies to work remotely. Working remotely has huge data privacy and security implications. We have created a basic checklist that will help employers to protect their data as employees work from home. This global pandemic could remain a threat for a prolonged period of time.…
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Data Protection Checklist When Working From Home

These are extraordinary times as we deal with COVID-19. Teams across the globe, including oneDPO, have shifted to work-from-home as a precautionary measure. Working remotely has huge data privacy and security implications. We must take data protection even more seriously as we might work from home for a prolonged period. Here is a basic checklist…
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GDPR Implementation

GDPR Art. 30 – How to Practically Implement Records of Processing Activities?

In connection with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), many companies are wondering how to practically implement records of processing activities. The record of processing activities allows companies to make an inventory of the data processing and to have an overview of how personal data is handled. It also helps companies to be compliant…
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Data Mapping | Best Practices to Follow in Data Mapping

What is Data Mapping? Modern enterprises collect a huge volume of data from a variety of sources and use the data through complex interactions across the organization. The organization can’t analyze, transform, share, and derive valuable insights unless they have a common understanding of the data. Data Mapping is the process of establishing relationships between…
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