The Irish Examiner
Irish Department of Children and Youth Affairs potentially facing a EUR 1 million data privacy fine
/ Investigations, Ireland

Irish Department of Children and Youth Affairs potentially facing a EUR 1 million data privacy fine

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) is facing a possible investigation and potential €1m fines over the mandatory requirement to hold a public services card in order to access the new National Childcare Scheme. The Irish Examiner has learned that the Data Protection Commissioner has written ...
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The Star
Kenya passes new data protection law, with 3 million shilling fines for breaches
/ Kenya, Legislative developments

Kenya passes new data protection law, with 3 million shilling fines for breaches

Signed on Friday, the law provides for the legal framework for the protection of a person’s privacy in instances where personal information is collected, stored, used or processed by another person. The Bill follows the path taken by the European Union in enacting the General Data Protection Regulation ...
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Global News
Fines of up to CAD 100,000 for data breaches in Canada
/ Canada, Fines news, PIPEDA

Fines of up to CAD 100,000 for data breaches in Canada

After more than three years of legislative fine-tuning, Canadian businesses will be required as of Thursday to alert their customers and the federal privacy watchdog if there’s a danger that personal information under an organization’s control has fallen into the wrong hands. Failure to report the potential for ...
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