Data Protection Policy – What is it?

You know you need to protect your users data and have a Privacy Policy in place which outlines how you do this. But what about a Data Protection Policy? and no, it’s not the same thing. A Data Protection Policy is a policy that outlines how a company uses, manages, secures and protects their data. […]

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The 7 Key Principles of GDPR

If you have heard about data privacy then you have no doubt heard about the GDPR. There are 7 key principles that are the foundation of the GDPR, so what are they? Lawfulness, fairness and transparency Purpose limitation Data minimization Accuracy Storage limitation Integrity and confidentiality (security) Accountability These principles are set out at the […]

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What to Include in a GDPR Privacy Policy

You know you need a Privacy Policy and you think you also need to be compliant with GDPR. So what are the requirements of a GDPR Privacy Policy? The exact content of your websites Privacy Policy will be determined by the type of business you are running. However all Privacy Policies do require these things […]

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Why is Everybody Updating Their Privacy Policy?

If it seems that everyone is updating their privacy policies, it’s because they are. Companies update their privacy policies in order to be compliant with the data protection laws and to inform users of their rights and how their data is collected, stored and used. Among the latest are GDPR and CCPA, both laws increase […]

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What is PIPEDA? 🤔

PIPEDA stands for Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. It is a federal privacy law which applies to private sector organizations in Canada who collect, use or disclose personal information for commercial activity. PIPEDA law regulates how businesses collect, use and disclose personal information from their customers for use in a commercial activity. But […]

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CCPA vs CalOPPA

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) are both California state laws. Both of these acts are in place to protect the personal information of residents of California. Let’s take a look at the similarities and differences between these two acts. Similarities and Differences CCPA CalOPPA Is a […]

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