2021 will see these changes applied and for Ghana and other African digital economies to grow, we must push for enforcement and compliance, and fall in line with the international standard set by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).Continue Reading

The value of data has led to increasing demand for it. Researchers and innovators need a lot of data of all kinds to bring about new products and services, improve service performance and venture into the unknown to bring about disruptions. There are genuine ways institutions collect data. One ofContinue Reading

Why is Data Privacy important? January 28 is Data Privacy Day which is “an international effort to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust”. Many organizations collect people’s data for various reasons. The digital space has made it easy to collect people’s data. ManyContinue Reading

A few days ago, the voter registration details of over 15 million Ghanaians were uploaded and circulated through various media platforms via google drive. However, the source of the publication has not been completely verified, and the legal authority to publish this data is equally under discussion. The above statedContinue Reading

 . . .  Equipping Oneself with the Legal Aspects of data Handling   Introduction The Data Protection Act, 2012 (Act 843) is a Ghanaian law that sets out the rules and principles governing the collection, use, disclosure, erasure and care for personal data. It protects the rights of data subjectsContinue Reading

INTRODUCTION The issue of data protection is very critical in this era of mass data breaches, especially with the ubiquitous nature of technology advancement. How do credit bureaus, health facilities, financial institutions, hospitality industries, educational institutions, insurance companies, legal firms, telecommunication companies, government institutions, professional services firms, professional bodies etc.,Continue Reading