Tag: data security

LGPD vs GDPR: the main differences

Brazil passed the General Data Protection Act  (LGPD) in August 2018.  The Brazilian law was inspired by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which replaced the legal standards in place in the European Union. Now it’s Brazil’s turn to move at full speed towards the LGPD’s application. Although they have common goals, there are significant

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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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