Global Data Breach Guide

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The World Law Group Global Guide to Data Breach Notifications, 2016 provides the essential information every organization needs to know when facing a data breach in one or more countries. Produced by the WLG's Privacy & Data Protection Group, this guide provides summaries of relevant law, data breach reporting requirements, contact information for relevant data protection authorities and more, currently for 60 countries worldwide.

Plus, on this website you will find reports on new data breach developments, in-depth articles and analyses from the World Law Group's member firms around the world, as well as alerts about and links to top events globally for professionals involved in privacy and data protection. Bookmark www.globaldatabreachguide.com now and visit often to keep up to date with this fast-changing and ever-evolving field.


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Legal Update
Date Posted: May 4, 2020

The Belgian Data Protection Authority recently fined a company EUR 50 000 for not having an independent Data Protection Officer and for not involving him in breach handling.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 3, 2020

Year after year, more and more vehicles on the market are equipped with Connected Car technologies to exchange information wirelessly with mobile apps, the vehicle manufacturer, service providers, other users, infrastructure operators and last but not least other vehicles. [...]

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 3, 2020

The desire for the “free use of data” is widespread. European data protection law treats anonymization insufficently. This creates uncertainty as to whether and when anonymization techniques can be used effectively.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 3, 2020

With the GDPR entering into force, not only have data protection standards been raised EU-wide, but supervisory authorities have also been empowered to impose hefty fines to enforce these standards. [...]

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 3, 2020

Health data processing is among the top issues in the COVID-19 crisis. The European Commission, the EDPB and many national regulators – including the DSK – recently published guidance on the use of personal data in the fight against coronavirus. [...]

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 3, 2020

On the GDPR’s two-year anniversary, the topic “Privacy Litigation” comes into focus. For privacy litigation in Germany, various scenarios are possible:

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 3, 2020

Since the GDPR entered into force, hardly any other issue has been discussed so much and so diversely as the requirements relating to the use of cookies and similar technologies. [...]

Legal Update
Date Posted: April 27, 2020

The quick spread of the Covid-19, together with the changing practices and emergency regulations it brought about, renewed compliance risks for companies operating in Argentina. Below we summarize the most relevant compliance updates from 2020’s first quarter.

Legal Update
Date Posted: April 16, 2020

The focus in society has now started to shift to strategies for a gradual and safe lifting of the confinement measures set out to reverse the spread of COVID-19.

Legal Update
Date Posted: April 9, 2020

The period initially indicated was extended by virtue of the Agreement establishing extraordinary actions to deal with the health emergency generated by the SARS-CoV2 virus, which ordered the suspension of non-essential activities in the public, social, and private sectors from March 30 to April 30.