Tag: compliance

LGPD: fines up to R$ 50 million 

The LGPD comes into force in August 2020. It reflects a greater concern with the data protection subject, and it’s inspired by the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Just like the GDPR, this Brazilian law applies penalties to companies that fail to comply with the rules. Below are the LGPD’s administrative sanctions: warning, with an indication of a

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What is a Data Protection Officer (DPO)?

The “new” European law, GDPR, was implemented over a year ago.  At this point, what do you really know about it? This is a complex law, prone to different interpretation. But, today, we are just teaching you about what a DPO (Data Protection Officer) is and what are its responsibilities and requirements. Most small businesses don’t

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Hospital center Barreiro-Montijo leaves patient data unprotected 

The Portuguese authority CNPD fined the Centro Hospitalar Barreiro Montijo 400.000€. Authorities applied this fine after discovering that employees had unauthorized access to sensitive data regarding patients. This was a significant offense that doesn’t align with the GDPR norms. The problem was in the informatics software. Once the data was in the system, every employee with access

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What GDPR Means For Your Business

With the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation on May 25th, the “business as usual” term takes on a different meaning. The complex, revolutionary law gives way to new methods of conducting business in almost all areas of operations such as marketing, cybersecurity, technology, and human resources. According to a survey by PwC,

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