Businesses should start to implement Data Protection Standards

The Data Protection Act, 2020, will take full effect in November 2023. Businesses that fail to comply with the standards risks prosecution and imprisonment. Information Commissioner Celia Barclay said security of personal data is essential in doing business locally and attracting investments. The Act prescribes that businesses are legally obligated to process customers’ personal data “the right way” Processing means any possible use of information that can identify a living person or someone who has been dead for up to 30 years.

Source: https://jis.gov.jm/businesses-encouraged-to-begin-practising-data-protection-standards/

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