2016



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November 22, 2016
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Information Privacy Protection Law on Cards

"The government is set to enact the Information Privacy Protection Law ""very soon"" that will enable residents to protect their personal data rights, a senior official said yesterday. The draft law protects personal information that has been collected or processed electronically, or by combining electronic and ""traditional"" processing. Once the law is enacted in Qatar, no person or organisation will be able to use personal data or information without prior consent of the concerned individual or organisation in any form. The draft law was approved by the State Cabinet in January this year and it is likely it will be enforced before the end of this year."

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November 22, 2016
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False Job Credentials A Frequent Reality

Where there is heavy competition for jobs job applicants may deceive prospective employers to improve their chances of being offered a job. Deception includes falsification of CVs and academic certificates, exaggeration of skills, lying about age, and more. An employer has a right to accurate information. While this is the general rule, many exceptions exist, particularly where the information in question relates to the employee 's personal circumstances, which some recent court cases have shown. The decisions in the cases mean that employers must check all information that job applicants give them, put in place systems for preventing employees from misusing their knowledge of the organization for personal gain, and more.

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November 22, 2016
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New Data Protection Legislation in Turkey

"Turkey 's new ""Law on the Protection of Personal Data"" has entered into effect, effective October 7, 2016. The Data Protection Law adopts a broadly European model for data protection and helps clarify key aspects of the regulation of personal data under Turkish law. The following rules and standards were effective on October 7, 2016:

- Individuals ' rights of access to personal data, including the obligation to notify individuals of their rights.

- Processes for handling individuals ' complaints and requests.

- Transfer of personal data to third parties and foreign jurisdictions.

- Registration with the Data Protection Authority.

- Imposition of sanctions, including criminal and administrative fines."

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