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Tag: GDPR

Tag: GDPR

”Pay or ok” — Does this new paid subscription model invalidate consent?

There has been much debate about the validity of consent under the GDPR as it relates to the “Pay or ok” paid subscription model on social media and other platforms and websites.   Since November 7, European users of Facebook and Instagram have had the option to pay a subscription in exchange for an ad-free

The Indiana Consumer Data Protection Act: continuing the trend of state level Privacy law in the US

Many US states, including Indiana, have implemented comprehensive privacy laws to protect residents’ information, following trends set by the EU GDPR and fellow US States.   With the rise of data breaches and the increasing use of technology in everyday life, many US states have taken it upon themselves to enact comprehensive privacy laws safeguarding

The Delaware Personal Data Privacy Act: A Comprehensive Overview

With the introduction of the Delaware Personal Data Privacy Act, Delaware has joined the ranks of US states with their own consumer privacy laws.   Governments worldwide are enacting legislation to safeguard individuals’ sensitive information and hold businesses accountable for its protection. The Delaware Personal Data Privacy Act (DPPA) is one such regulation that aims

EDPB publishes urgent binding decision regarding Meta

EDPB publishes urgent binding decision regarding Meta, emphasizing the company’s obligation to provide clear, transparent information to users about how their data is being used.   The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) recently published an urgent binding decision regarding Meta, the technology conglomerate, also known as Facebook. This decision marks an important development in data

Top Data Protection Tools and Solutions for SMBs

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) require good data protection tools and solutions to safeguard valuable information and maintain compliance with data protection regulations. In this article we will explore some of the top data protection tools and solutions for SMBs.   Any business operating in today’s digital world has a responsibility to protect the personal

Cybersecurity for SMBs: Tips and Strategies for Data Protection

Essential tips and strategies for effective data protection to enhance cybersecurity for SMBs.    The need for robust cybersecurity measures is paramount for businesses of all sizes. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), in particular, face unique challenges in safeguarding their personal data against cyber threats. Data protection is not just a legal obligation but a

The importance of data protection for small and medium-sized businesses

In an increasingly digital world, the importance of data protection for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is more apparent than ever, particularly to safeguard valuable information and maintain trust with customers.   We live in a world where data is at the core of most businesses. From customer information to employee records, companies rely heavily

Compliance for tech and retail businesses: A guide to data protection regulations

Operating a tech or retail business which requires the collection of personal information from individuals within the EU or UK requires careful consideration of compliance regulations. This is a guide to data protection regulations in the EU and UK.    Data protection is of particular  concern for businesses, especially those operating in the technology and

How Outsourced DPO helped Tech & Retail companies to achieve compliance

Aphaia’s Outsourced DPO services have helped many tech and retail companies achieve compliance between 2017 – 2023.   In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing world, businesses are faced with a host of challenges when it comes to compliance. With the rise of data protection regulations, companies need to ensure that they are adhering to the strict

How to choose the right outsourced DPO for your tech business

When deciding to outsource DPO services in a tech business, understanding how to choose the right outsourced DPO for your category of tech business is essential.    With the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), tech businesses have had to take their data protection measures more seriously. One aspect of ensuring GDPR compliance