In the last article, we considered the potential impact of the Data Protection Act on businesses in Kenya. This week, we consider how creating data maps can contribute to the overall success of your data privacy compliance program.
The Data Protection Act (“DPA”) became law on 25th November 2019. However, over fourteen months later, very few businesses have complied with the requirements of the Act. In fact, it is safe to say that the majority of them are yet to understand the law and the ensuing compliance obligations.
The Kenya Data Protection Act is set to impact all areas of business and more so, the HR or staffing function. In the “HR Professionals Guide to Data Protection” I gave broad insights on how the Act will affect the HR department. In this article, I consider the potential impact in the area of staff recruitment.
It’s been almost two years since I penned this guide on commercial leases in Kenya. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the article has generated a lot of interest from readers. So much so, that it prompted me to provide further insight on how to handle your lease in light of the pandemic.
The operationalization Kenya Data Protection law is gaining momentum. The appointment of the Data Commissioner shall pave way for enforcement and regulation of personal data use. In this short video, I share some of the basic concepts contained in the Kenya Data Protection Act.
On 25th November 2019, Kenya enacted the Data Protection Act. If you are a Human Resource practitioner, you need to familiarise yourself with the requirements of this Act because it places a high compliance burden with regard to the handling of personal data. This article looks at ways in which the Data Protection Act will affect the HR function and how HR practitioners can prepare for compliance.
The future is here. The future is in online business. According to a recent article by the Economist, “responding to COVID-19 has seen many people and companies realise that IT had more to offer them than they had realised.” Indeed, most tech or online companies are reaping big in spite of the pandemic. Therefore, it makes sense to consider starting or moving your business online.
This article considers some of the legal aspects relevant to online businesses.
Have you recently visited a website, placed an order and paid for an item from the comfort of your desk? If so, you have been party to an electronic contract (“E-Contract”) i.e. an agreement formed and concluded online. In this article, we consider the essential legal elements of E-contracts.
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