Compliance and Data Protection Blog

The 3 Principal Changes to the New Zealand Privacy Law

New Zealand recently passed a new privacy bill to update its original Privacy Act 1993. The Privacy Act 2020 will go into effect in December with three major changes to better protect and promote the privacy of its people. While it’s kept many of the same principles in an effort to keep a lid on all data, this law includes … Continued

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How Does Healthcare Consent Work Under GDPR?

Consent is important across the spectrum of nearly every industry, but it’s especially critical when it involves an individual’s health. The GDPR lays out the ground rules for what is and isn’t allowed, though these rules can be interpreted differently depending on your organisation. We’ll look at the differences between types of consent and how … Continued

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The DPO challenges

Officer’, in the commercial sense – a holder of a senior post in a society, company or other organisation. The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is clear. The Data Protection Officer (DPO) has a very important role to play. After all, why bother devoting three whole articles to the position? So, why do so … Continued

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5 Tips to Improve Organizational Data Protection for Remote Employees

There has been a lot of debate about the merits of people working from home. Not only does it bring up questions of productivity, but it also raises concerns over data confidentiality. No matter where you fall on the side of the debate though, the past two months’ worth of confinement has forced us all to rethink the … Continued

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