Tag: Cayman Data Protection Law

Preventing release of personal information

Preventing release of personal information

| 06/12/2018 | 0 Comments

I’ve been hearing a lot about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) lately, most recently on the ‘60 Minutes’ programme. The list of registered voters in Cayman is public, with voters’ names, residential addresses, and occupations. Doesn’t that fall afoul of GDPR, or the local data protection laws?

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FOI exemptions grow, data protection delayed

FOI exemptions grow, data protection delayed

| 30/11/2018 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Changes to the Freedom of Information Law passed in the Legislative Assembly earlier this month, without the support of the opposition, will see further areas of legal exemption added to government documents and allow ministers more input in decisions on whether or not to grant applications. Changes to the law largely refer to records […]

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Ombudsman urges preparation for data protection law

Ombudsman urges preparation for data protection law

| 01/06/2018 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Ombudsman has published a Data Protection Fact Sheet to help guide the community on complying with the legislation, which comes into effect here in January. The law is compatible with rules in the European Union (EU), and shares many of the same provisions with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force […]

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Cayman caught in shadow of EU data regulation

Cayman caught in shadow of EU data regulation

| 23/04/2018 | 13 Comments

(CNS): As repercussions from the Facebook personal data scandal continue to reverberate around the world, a new directive from the European Union could have a major impact on the bottom line for any Cayman Islands company that holds any personal data of EU citizens. The Cayman Data Protection Law, which comes in to force next […]

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