Handling Advisory on Data & Privacy Law – Ong’anya Ombo Advocates

Data Protection and Privacy Laws have a unique dimension than the mere assessment of what the laws provide and abiding by merely providing internal or external policies on matters data and privacy laws. For an organisation to understand the intricacies of internet law, which generally covers data and privacy law, it is essential to factor […]

Data and Privacy Laws of Kenya

Introduction – Data and Privacy Laws Information Communication Technology is a result of continuous innovation that has resulted in a need to access immense data for purposes of companies or individuals conducting both legal and illegal activities; hence, affecting privacy, which has resulted in passing of detailed Data and Privacy Laws in Kenya. All over […]

GDPR’s Impact on Kenya – Ong’anya Ombo Advocates

Introduction The European Union (the “EU”) enhanced its Data Laws when it passed the General Data Procedure Rules (the “GDPR”) on May 25, 2016. The GDPR came into effect on May 25, 2018, thus, there was a transition period of two years. Other than the GDPR addressing the loopholes that existed. The GDPR is in […]

Data Protection in Africa – Ong’anya Ombo Advocates

African countries face a mirage of challenges concerning Cyberspace and Telecommunication, both concerning useful technology and laws. It is not only hard to tell how companies and/or their subsidiaries such as Alphabet (parent company for Google), Yahoo, WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, International Financial Institutions, etc. use the big data that they collect and analyse from […]

General Data Protection Regulations – Ong’anya Ombo Advocates

The EU data protection framework – the General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR) will be applicable to all members as from 25th May 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. It will harmonize data privacy laws across Europe as well as give greater protection and rights to individuals. Key highlights in the GDPR include: – Rights of […]