Lexology posted an article on May 8, 2018, about the Data Protection Bill from St. Kitts and Nevis.
On May 4, 2018, St. Kitts and Nevis’ legislators passed the Data Protection Bill 2018. This Bill was passed to promote personal data protection, whether public or private.
The Bill is derived from the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States model and seeks to ensure that personal information won’t be disclosed, processed or used for other purposes than what it was originally collected for except with the individual’s consent or exemptions are clearly defined.
Contributed by Racquel Bailey from Jamaica. Racquel is a member of the WISC Discord group from the G5 Cyber Security Foundation Ltd. Learn more about WISC (Women in InfoSec Caribbean) at wiscaribbean.org. WISC is a non-profit initiative supporting Caribbean women and girls to develop a career in Information Security.