The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was implemented May 2018 and introduced a new era in personal data security. GDPR is a big deal as it requires businesses across the globe to change the way they work when it comes to the personal data of EU citizens. GDPR puts customer privacy at its core, making privacy a fundamental customer's right and ensuring personal data is kept safe away from prying eyes.
Every country has different regulations for the legality and validity of e-signatures. When dealing internationally it is important to understand country specific regulations to ensure contracts and agreements are valid.
We could write countless blogs on every country’s unique laws but for this blog we’re focusing on the recent eIDAS EU regulation and South Africa ECT Act and the differences between the two that are worth knowing.
We want to share a recent customer story with you from EuroCloud.
EuroCloud Europe is a pan-European non-profit organisation focusing on cloud computing. It fosters the development of a European Digital Single Market and has strong relationships with local governments and the European Commission.
eIDAS comes into effect across 28 EU Member States today. The regulation’s aim is to enable greater cross-border recognition of electronic Trust Services (eTS) and eIDs.
Corporate seals have been used by companies to protect paper documents from forgery for a long time. A document stamped with the company seal implied that it was officially from the company, i.e. the legal entity rather than a natural person such as the company director.
It is challenging to write about Safe Harbor, the international data sharing agreement, because the situation is changing daily. A replacement framework was announced in early February. Five days later, scepticism and confusion followed.