Global privacy laws bloom one after the other: first the European GDPR, then the Brazilian LGPD, and now the Chinese PIPL.

On January 1 2021, the UK formally and effectively left the European Union.

Is GDPR the gold standard of data protection laws? Will Global Cross Border Transfer rules become a thing?

The enactment of the GDPR in May of 2018 established a new data privacy precedent around the globe.

Organizations in which the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to, face ongoing challenges demonstrating their privacy practices and updating regulatory compliance statuses to management, regulators, customers, and other stakeholders.

On 28 June 2021, the European Commission announced it has approved two adequacy decisions for the United Kingdom (UK). With these decisions, one under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and one under the European law enforcement directive, the Commission confirms the UK offers a level of data protection that is essentially equivalent to that in the European Union (EU). With this hurdle out […]

Almost a year after the Schrems-II decision, the news from Europe on international data transfers doesn’t stop.

On 21 June 2021, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) released the long-awaited updated Recommendations on possible supplementary measures when transferring personal data out of the European Economic Area (EEA). These Recommendations align with the new Standard Contractual Clauses for International Transfers that were released by the European Commission on 4 June 2021 and require organisations to conduct third country risk assessments before transferring personal data. […]

On this week of #SeriousPrivacy, Paul Breitbarth and K Royal discuss the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, because three years ago from the day this episode was released (May 25, 2021), the GDPR went into effect.  And whether you consider it three years or or five (per this Twitter debate), it was a world-changing event. In this episode, they talk about the changes seen in […]

In this episode of Serious Privacy, K Royal is joined by guest co-host Ralph O’Brien, who brings that United Kingdom perspective to data protection. As a well-known and respected privacy professional, Ralph took the opportunity to discuss some of the current hot topics in privacy with K, such as the impact of #Brexit on managing privacy programs in Europe. Join us as we discuss the UK […]

DEC 3, 2020 SEASON 1 EPISODE 44 Technology brings new demands for compliance, especially given the amount of personal data collected through various means and how it is both used and combined. However, technology can also be used to assist compliance professionals by providing the necessary information quickly.  In most of the Serious Privacy episodes, co-hosts Paul Breibarth and K Royal have discussed […]

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