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Automate Privacy Compliance for Work-From-Home Workers

Automate Privacy Compliance for Work-From-Home Workers Coronavirus is on everyone’s mind. Many people are working from home. The work-from-home scenario presents some privacy implications related to: Communication, Devices, Policies and Procedures, Security, and Accountability and Auditing. Businesses will have to build new compliance muscle with work-from-home workers. The appropriate automation must be used to keep…
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ABC’s of Privacy This Week – March 12, 2020

Applause ·     Chinese messaging platform increases privacy practices According to South China Morning Post, WeChat, a popular messaging platform, has started updating its data privacy controls, particularly the restrictions on its third-party apps. WeChat has reportedly dialed back third-party data collection rights on several developers, asking for more transparency regarding the type of information…
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ABC’s of Privacy This Week – March 4, 2020

Applause ·     UK explains the approach to data adequacy in post-Brexit negotiations The UK government published its official position on several post-Brexit negotiations with the EU, including its approach to data adequacy. The government ingeminated its intention to have an independent data protection policy after the one-year transition period. In the transition period, there…
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Data Purpose Can Make All the Difference

Associating data with a business purpose and not a commercial purpose can permit greater data sharing, and avoid the application of the CCPA altogether.  What is the difference between a business purpose and a commercial purpose under the CCPA and why is it important?  In short, the difference is one of what realm of things…
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Data Protection Law in India

Introduction Data protection law in India is a step closer to being enacted after Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, in Parliament. Due to the compound increase in the number of online transactions and the amount of data generated, we require a concrete bill to enhance our data…
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Why Email Shouldn’t be Used to Manage DSARs

Data Subjects Access Requests (DSARs) have been on the rise since the European Commission gave the nod to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). There are many things to consider when your company receives a DSAR, including verifying the requestor’s identity, reviewing the information requested, and redacting any information related to other people.  However, one…
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Google’s Project Nightingale Sparks Privacy Concerns

First Fitbit, now Project Nightingale Two weeks ago, Google had announced the plan to buy Fitbit for $2.1 billion. Citing privacy concerns, many users have already started to look out for alternatives as a safer option than their Fitbit. Now in a recent development, a whistle-blower has brought Google’s Project Nightingale into the limelight. What…
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California Consumer Protection Act CCPA Checklist

Checklist to Verify Whether the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) Applies to Your Company

The strongest set of data protection rules to date – GDPR – came into effect across the European Union on May 25, 2018. The intent was to modernize laws protecting the private information of individuals. But what the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) really did was pave the way for the implementation of similar regulations…
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Common problems in handling DSARs. OneDPO's CCPA DSAR portal can help.

Common Problems in Handling Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs)

Per the GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), users (Data Subjects) have the right to access or delete their personal data from companies’ databases. We offer tools and services to handle Data Subject Access Requests and automate the steps. We can help you address all of the problems that arise in handling Data…
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OneDPO – Starting the sprint

Privacy is a generational issue that will have a significant impact on all forms of technology and will shape our behavior in the coming generations. At oneDPO, our goal is to help companies handle privacy in the right way. We’re starting by helping DPOs (Data Protection Officers) do their duty effectively and efficiently. DPOs have…
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