Canada’s federal privacy regulator, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, has proposed updated guidance regarding the collection and processing of biometric information and is seeking input from private-sector and public-sector organizations. The OPC last provided guidance about biometric information in 2011. While the guidance does not signal a change in the law, it does provide insight into how existing privacy laws can and should be applied to the collection and use of biometric information.
Does your business produce computers or other electronic or electrical equipment? Maybe you make machinery and equipment, pharmaceuticals, medical devices or food? Do you have 50 or more employees? Then your company is likely to be subject to the new cybersecurity regulations - NIS2.
The Draft Personal Information Protection Law (Draft PIPL) will – once passed – become the first comprehensive personal data protection law in China.
3 May 2021
Data protection litigation in Belgium #3
In this webinar, our Brussels Data Protection lawyers presented a meaningful digest of these cases and provide you with insightful statistics on the evolutions in the enforcement practice. Drawing on the conclusions of last year’s webinar, we reported on recent developments in data protection litigation both with regard to the Belgian Data Protection Authority and the Market Court in appeal.
#PracticalGlobalPrivacy: Navigating data complexities
Personal information is an increasingly valuable business asset but also a risky one. With increasing enforcement action by regulators, including record breaking fines, and a rise in both complaints and data breach incidents, businesses can struggle to comply with complex and developing data protection laws across global markets.
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