Alexander White, a lawyer from the United States will have the mandate to provide information and education to both organisations and the public before the Personal Information and Protection Act 2016 (PIPA) becomes fully operative. PIPA outlines the requirements for organisations that use personal information, as well as the rights that individuals have regarding the use of their personal information by organisations. PIPA is based on international standards of good business practice for the use of personal information.

Organisations must now prepare for compliance with PIPA by understanding exactly what personal information they use, where that data is held, the purposes for which that data is used and where that data is transferred to and from.

Please contact us for assistance in understanding your organisation’s responsibilities under PIPA and to ensure that you will be in compliance with PIPA when it becomes operative. The full legal effect of PIPA will come into operation on a day to be appointed by the Minister of National Security by notice published in the Gazette. We will continue to keep you informed of progress.

Share
Twitter LinkedIn Email Save as PDF
More News
20 Jan 2020 | News

Bermuda Recognised as a Global Leader in the Fight Against Financial Crime

Bermuda has made significant strides in strengthening its overall Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Ter...

Contributors: Sally Penrose
20 Jan 2020 | News

Appleby Bermuda in Miami for the World Captive Forum

The World Captive Forum will be held in Miami, Florida from 27-29 January 2020.

Contributors: Matthew Carr, Eduardo Fox
14 Jan 2020 | News

Appleby shortlisted as ‘International Law Firm of the Year’ in the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2020

Appleby has been shortlisted as ‘International Law Firm of the Year’ in the 2020 Citywealth Magi...

Contributors: Vincent Chan
3 Jan 2020 | News

Recent Amendments to the Regulation of Trust Business in Bermuda

Enhancements have recently been made to Bermuda’s trust regulatory regime with the passing of the ...

24 Dec 2019 | News

Bermuda Economic Substance Amendments, 2019

The Government has been engaged in active dialogue with the EU Code of Conduct Group and the OECD du...

Contributors: Sally Penrose
23 Dec 2019 | News

Appleby makes holiday donation to Bermuda STAR families

Appleby’s Bermuda office presented Christmas trees, holiday food hampers and gifts to local charit...

20 Dec 2019 | News

Bermuda Investment Funds Amendment Act 2019 Becomes Operative

The Investment Funds Act 2006 (Funds Act) was amended by the Investment Funds Amendment Act 2019 (Am...

10 Dec 2019 | News

STEP Bermuda 2019 conference

Appleby Bermuda is pleased to have sponsored the STEP Bermuda 2019 conference. Trust specialists in ...

5 Dec 2019 | News

Vanessa Schrum recognised in Citywealth’s International Powerwomen Top 100 List 2019

Appleby Bermuda Partner Vanessa Schrum, has been recognised in Citywealth’s International Powerwom...

27 Nov 2019 | News

Bermuda Monetary Authority forms view on cannabis related risk

On 12 November 2019 the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) released a notice (Notice) in response to a...