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Businesses should explain to consumers the benefits they can derive from allowing their personal data to be collected if they want to obtain greater "buy-in" to personalised marketing, an industry body has said. 27 Sep 2016
Internet giant Google has signed up to the Privacy Shield, a framework designed to facilitate the transfer of personal data between the EU and US by businesses. 27 Sep 2016
Businesses faced with the theft or unauthorised use of their confidential data have a suite of remedies available to them in the civil courts to recover that data or prevent its further use.
Section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO) is likely to come into force in Hong Kong soon. Here is how employers can prepare in advance to ensure that they comply.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in November 2012.
This guide is based on UK law. It was written and last reviewed in January 2010.
This guide was last updated on 24th November 2009 and concerns a new law for the European Union.
The APEC Privacy Framework has been put forward as a foundation on which to build a global privacy framework. The lack of detail in the Framework makes it a shaky foundation that risks creating national privacy laws and rules that would be inconsistent...
FOCUS: Retailers, insurers, car manufacturers and the fast-growing software company Uber are among the businesses that should take note of the increased regulatory scrutiny being placed on restrictions of access to data. 26 Sep 2016
Rights to privacy and data protection should be given greater consideration by competition regulators when assessing whether or not to approve proposed mergers between companies, an EU watchdog has said. 26 Sep 2016
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