LGPD: Dosimetry For The Application Of Penalties And The Beginning Of Trials
In 2018, Law No. 13,709/18, the General Data Protection Law (LGPD) was published, regulating the protection of personal data in Brazil, following an international trend, and inspired by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a standard that regulates data protection in the European Union (EU). With the sanction of the LGPD, we have taken an important step to protect a precious asset of society, its personal data.
How to protect your company and customer data
Protecting company and customer data has become a real challenge. Not only because of the need to comply with Brazilian GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), but above all because data itself is highly vulnerable. Data security breaches can be both intentional, such as hacker attacks, and accidental, the result of human error, for example, which multiplies the risks.
Brazilian GDPR applied to the healthcare sector
The Brazilian General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides legal guidelines for the processing of personal data. In healthcare, this means that any person treated by a professional, institution, or health network has the right to the confidentiality of information concerning him or her.
What to consider when appointing a DPO?
The company can assign the role to a current employee or outsource. For many companies, the appointment of a Data Protection Officer (DPO) is a mandatory requirement to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This professional must have a high degree of knowledge not only of the new regulation but also of the company’s field of activity.
Who is the ideal DPO: legal or technology specialist?
By now, companies are familiar with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). After all, it came into force in August 2020, two years ago, and since last year administrative sanctions can and must be applied. However, the law is not entirely clear on some aspects [...]
What skills do you need to be a DPO?
The Data Protection Officer (DPO) is a relatively new position for many companies. Its role and responsibilities are given by the Brazilian General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in force since August 2020. The GDPR requires some companies to appoint [...]
GDPR fines and penalties are already in force
The Brazilian GDPR which was sanctioned in August 2018, took two years to come into force. Today, we will clarify another very important issue: the fines and penalties for the companies who break the law [...]
GDPR: how does it impact your business strategy?
The Brazilian General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the main federal legislation for the privacy of personal data, just as the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is for the European Union. The regulation, which came into force in August 2020, has [...]
What are the responsibilities of a DPO?
The appointment of a Data Protection Officer (DPO) is mandatory, according to Article 41 of the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD), except for small businesses, as we have already mentioned in another article. In short, the DPO ensures the protection of [...]
Benefits of the DPO as a service
Brazil is the sixth country in the world that suffers most from data leakage. This is the result of a survey conducted by Surfshark, an online privacy and security company. From November to January 2021, the data of almost 25 million Brazilians were exposed as a [...]