May 27, 2024

Canadian privacy laws: PIPEDA and beyond

Q&A with Ray Pathak, MD The DPO Centre, Canada The Personal Information Protection and Electronics Act (PIPEDA) was enacted in April 2000. Since then, there have […]
April 29, 2024

Data protection checklist for mergers and acquisitions

A data protection checklist for mergers and acquisitions is a useful tool to help both parties understand what documents should be included to demonstrate compliance with […]
April 15, 2024

Data protection compliance: Law firm vs outsourced DPO services

When it comes to ensuring data protection compliance, organisations often face a choice between engaging a specialist law firm vs outsourced DPO (Data Protection Officer) services. […]
March 4, 2024

EDPB Report: Challenges faced by DPOs in Europe

On 17 January 2024, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published a report on a co-ordinated investigation into the role of Data Protection Officers (DPOs).  25 […]
February 19, 2024

GDPR advice for SaaS companies entering EU & UK markets

Europe and the UK offer many growth opportunities for SaaS companies looking to expand beyond their home territories. The EU’s and UK’s mass consumer markets have […]
February 5, 2024

Thailand’s PDPA vs EU’s GDPR: A comparative review

The Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) is Thailand’s first data protection law, effective from 1 June 2022. As a new legislation, it brought significant changes for […]
November 27, 2023

GDPR Representative: Do you need one?

Navigating the complexities of data protection regulations can be challenging, especially for organisations and businesses operating across borders.  The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) specifies that […]
May 1, 2023

Happy 5th Birthday: GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) celebrates its fifth birthday this month, and what a half-decade it has been for organisations. During these past five years, […]
April 17, 2023

The role of a DPO: Dismissal and conflicts of interests

The GDPR requires both controllers and processors to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO) if they meet one of three criteria set out in Article 37 […]
January 23, 2023

Charity FAQs – How does GDPR relate to my organisation?

Data protection laws and regulations are applicable to all organisations regardless of sector, from finance to healthcare. These laws and regulations also apply to charities and […]
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