On the 29th day of April 2021, the Minister of Finance and the Public Service posted on his facebook page a press release dated April 29, 2020 in relation to the #CAREProgramme grants (Compassionate Grant, SET Cash and General Grant) which stated that grants that were disbursed must be collected…


Over the past two weeks there has been a flurry of discussions around the legality of employers threatening to issue sanctions to employees if they do not take the Covid 19 vaccine. This was instigated by a company threatening to require the resignation of employees who fail to take the…


Compliance costs CEOs should be considering

A few weeks ago I wrote an article suggesting that the filing of Registration Particulars required by section 16(2) of the Data Protection Act(DPA)coupled with the section 17 requirement of the Information Commissioner to maintain this information in a public register, may have a…


Have we learned from the JamCovid App experience?

It was recently announced that on Monday, March 22, the Government of Jamaica(GoJ) will launch its web-based system for the registration and scheduling of appointments for persons who wish to receive coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines. Further, it was reported that the Ministry of…


It is our position that the filing of Registration Particulars required by section 16(2) of the Data Protection Act coupled with the section 17 requirement of the Information Commissioner to maintain this information in a public register will have a crippling effect on a company or firm’s drive to innovate…


In a recent poll of some 400 persons, that was conducted during a live broadcast of the PSOJ CovidCastJa live that discussed the Data Protection Act, impressively the majority of the viewers were aware of the passage of the Data Protection Act. Anecdotally however the majority of business operators while…


Last week alone I saw on WhatsApp and listened to at least two voice notes of children participating in online classes and their pronouncements. These publications on WhatsApp were apparently meant to provide comic relief or entertainment. If we were to be generous we could assume that it was to…


What this is:

#DesignPrivacyWeekly is a podcast about how #dataprivacylaws are implemented across the world. The goal is, at the end of every episode, to have 2 or 3 clear lessons or steps businesses can take to help them along on their journey to becoming data protection act compliant. …


Let us guard against a State of Exception

The government of the day has demonstrated that it has the intellectual wear-withal, social capital and requisite chutzpah to make the necessary decisions and offer the requisite leadership to take us through these unprecedented times. As responsible and educated citizens we are…


Children and schools now more than ever, in the context of remote learning, are more susceptible to social engineering and schools phishing attacks or to put it another way more prone to be victims of child predators. There is also the social media risk where social media is being used…

Chukwuemeka Cameron

Founder of Design Privacy a company that helps you comply with local and international privacy laws.

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