More and more services are moving online. Initially, it started with the booking of travel tickets and online banking, however, through the years, online transactions have exploded to about purchasing everything online from groceries to software.
Even government bodies are jumping in by offering e-services such as appointment bookings, submission of documents, and payment of fines.
The trend is not going to stop any time soon.
To ensure that all data are securely transmitted and stored, regulations have popped in recent years.
One of the major laws that have emerged is personal data regulation. The purpose of the law is to ensure that individual personal data are not unduly collected and its misuse.
As governments stepped up efforts to educate the public about the law and their rights on their personal data, companies can no longer have a “head in the sand”attitude.
Companies now need to put in place policies and practices ensuring they do not get caught in this ‘new” data privacy-sensitive environment.
Head over to our compliance services page to understand where we can support your effort to be compliant.