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How Will Your Organization Respond to this CCPA Nightmare Letter?

Created on November 11, 2022


Vice President - Data Privacy, Exterro

The original source of the Nightmare Letter was created by Constantine Karbaliotis, Counsel at nNovation LLP, in 2018 and published on LinkedIn in relation to the GDPR. With CPRA coming into effect on January 1, 2023, time is running out for organizations to comply with its requirements. The California Attorney General's office has made it clear it intends to enforce the provisions of both CCPA and CPRA, with his recent settlement with Sephora being just one example.  Organizations will no longer have the fallback of 30 days to remedy a violation; the the CPRA eliminates... Read More

China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) Set to Take Effect from November 1st, 2021

Created on September 10, 2021


Vice President - Data Privacy, Exterro

On 20th of August 2021, the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) was adopted by the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee in China. This new law is set to take effect on November 1st 2021, providing organisations with very little time to comply with one of the world’s strictest data privacy laws. The full and final text has been  released, after draft versions being debated three times since its introduction in 2020. Its purpose is clear; to give data subjects more control over the use of their data and regulate how companies are... Read More

UAE Unveils New “Data Law”

Created on September 10, 2021


Vice President - Data Privacy, Exterro

The federal law gives individuals the freedom to control the way their personal information is used, stored and shared, and in a manner that supports preserving the privacy of individuals and institutions in the country. The law strikes a balance by ensuring privacy of individuals and institutions and allowing the private sector to grow, innovate and prosper. Omar Al Olama, the UAE Minister of State for Digital Economy, AI and Remote Working System, was recently quoted as saying that the new legislation took into consideration "every single data law on the planet”... Read More