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THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION LAW: A NEW PARADIGM FOR DATA PROTECTION IN BRAZIL

Brazil’s new data protection regulation will come into force in August 2020. The General Data Protection Law (LGPD in Portuguese), which adopts best practices on transparency, legal certainty, and efficiency, will make a difference in how companies in Brazil operate. The legislation has an extraterritorial application, meaning the law applies to any individual or organization, […]


BRAZIL’S DATA PROTECTION LAW: HR’S PERSPECTIVE

With less than a year remaining before Brazil’s General Data Protection Law (referred to as the LGPD) takes effect, HR professionals should start preparing. The LGPD—which regulates how companies, including employers, must process personal data such as employees’ identification numbers—takes effect Aug. 15, 2020, except for the provisions giving authority to create the National Data […]


BRAZIL PRIVACY

The Brazilian Constitution protects the private life of the individual as a fundamental right. In the past, this was given effect by a sectoral regulation on privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity matters. In August 2018, Congress passed legislation to change the data protection regime in Brazil (LGPD), which will become effective on August 16, 2020. […]


THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION LAW: A NEW PARADIGM FOR DATA PROTECTION IN BRAZIL

Brazil’s new data protection regulation will come into force in August 2020. The General Data Protection Law (LGPD in Portuguese), which adopts best practices on transparency, legal certainty, and efficiency, will make a difference in how companies in Brazil operate. The legislation has an extraterritorial application, meaning the law applies to any individual or organization, […]


BRAZIL’S DATA PROTECTION LAW: HR’S PERSPECTIVE

With less than a year remaining before Brazil’s General Data Protection Law (referred to as the LGPD) takes effect, HR professionals should start preparing. The LGPD—which regulates how companies, including employers, must process personal data such as employees’ identification numbers—takes effect Aug. 15, 2020, except for the provisions giving authority to create the National Data […]


BRAZIL PRIVACY

  The Brazilian Constitution protects the private life of the individual as a fundamental right. In the past, this was given effect by a sectoral regulation on privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity matters. In August 2018, Congress passed legislation to change the data protection regime in Brazil (LGPD), which will become effective on August 16, […]


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THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION LAW: A NEW PARADIGM FOR DATA PROTECTION IN BRAZIL

Brazil’s new data protection regulation will come into force in August 2020. The General Data Protection Law (LGPD in Portuguese), which adopts best practices on transparency, legal certainty, and efficiency, will make a difference in how companies in Brazil operate. The legislation has an extraterritorial application, meaning the law applies to any individual or organization, […]




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