Jul 292016
 July 29, 2016  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S.

Jonathan Bell reports on developments in Bermuda:

The island’s first information privacy legislation has been passed in the Senate, but is likely to be delayed two years to allow organisations to prepare.

However, a privacy commissioner will soon be enacted, national security minister Jeff Baron told the Upper House, opening the way for public consultation.

The Personal Information Freedom Act covers the use of personal information in electronic and hard-copy form, by all businesses, organisations, charities and government departments. Mr Baron said it would make the island “attractive to businesses wishing to locate from both sides of the Atlantic”.

Read more on The Royal Gazette.

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