Policy

Identifying "genuine" main establishment key, says Irish enforcer legal chief

The Irish Data Protection Commission’s head of legal has said that companies must be able to demonstrate that their main establishment in the EU plays a genuine decision-making role to benefit from the GDPR’s one-stop-shop concept.

12 September 2018

Singapore privacy watchdog prohibits commercial use of identification numbers

Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission has updated its advisory guidelines for local data protection laws to limit the use of national identification numbers by private sector businesses.

11 September 2018

Japan commits to additional safeguards as EU adequacy process begins

The European Commission has launched the adoption of its data protection adequacy agreement with Japan, which involves the latter implementing safeguards for personal data transferred from the EU.

10 September 2018

Lacking bite

Reform may be on the way for Canada’s private sector data privacy landscape, following concerns that its enforcement regime lacks teeth.

06 September 2018

WhatsApp must respond to non-compliance allegations, says India’s Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India has given Whatsapp four weeks to respond to a petition launched by a Delhi-based think tank accusing the messaging app of flouting telecoms legislation.

03 September 2018

AT&T and others call for federal privacy legislation

30 August 2018

California attorney general slams new state privacy law

30 August 2018

EDPB: data protection authorities can help merger review

29 August 2018

Airbnb challenges New York data-sharing law

28 August 2018

Start date for California’s privacy law may be pushed back

28 August 2018

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