Civil Society Organizations and General Data Protection Regulation ComplianceChallenges, Opportunities, and Best Practices
Civil Society Organizations and General Data Protection Regulation Compliance: Challenges, Opportunities and Best Practices, a new report from the Open Society Information Program, looks specifically at the ways that the world’s most comprehensive data privacy law impacts nongovernmental organizations.
It examines, in practical terms, what these kind of organizations have done to comply with the law. It also presents research showing ways that governments, businesses, and some powerful individuals have tried—so far unsuccessfully—to use the law to prevent these organizations from pursuing public interest research and reporting.
Finally, the report provides a best practices guide that can be used to ensure compliance and limit risk.
Civil Society Organizations and General Data Protection Regulation Compliance: Challenges, Opportunities, and Best Practices (723.89 Kb pdf file)
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