Data laws and regulations

Protecting customer data isn’t enough. What about employee data?

With the publication of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), organizations began assessing the regulation’s impact. When it comes to evaluating personal data, enterprises tend to focus on customer data. But what about employee data?
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Die jüngsten Entwicklungen im Schweizer Datenschutzgesetz

Nach der Revision des Europäischen Datenschutzrechts wurde gespannt der Vorentwurf für die Revision des Schweizer Datenschutzgesetzes (DSG) erwartet. Auf was für eine Stossrichtung lässt der veröffentlichte Vorentwurf schliessen, und was könnte das für Unternehmen in Zukunft bedeuten?
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Check the health of your data privacy governance today

To respond to the increasing number of questions around data protection compliance and data privacy governance, we have designed the Privacy Health Check. This online check quickly gives you an indication of your organization’s privacy health and outlines the privacy governance focus areas for improving your organization’s privacy management.
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Why EU data protection regulation also concerns Switzerland

The European Parliament ratified the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) text on 14th April 2016. The GDPR will enter into force 20 days after its publication in the EU Official Journal. Its provisions will be directly applicable in all member states after two years, but also Switzerland is affected.
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General Data Protection Regulation – The end of a paper tiger

With the official announcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the world will see the biggest change in data protection regulation yet. The GDPR introduces among others significant fines for breaches of data protection regulation and an obligation to report breaches.
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Invalidation of Safe Harbor: Where to dock Swiss data?

On 6 October 2015, the European Court of Justice invalidated the EU-US Safe Harbor Agreement. The court’s ruling is a new chapter in a series of Privacy Enhancing Rulings of regulators and courts worldwide, thereby enhancing citizens’ privacy worldwide.
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