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Cayman Islands Release Draft Data Protection Bill

PRIVACY LAW—CAYMAN ISLANDS

September 5, 2012

A draft data protection bill aimed at regulating data collection and use by organizations in the public and private sectors has been released, Cayman News Service reports. The Data Protection Bill 2012 also would provide individuals with more rights to access and control their personal data. A representative of the Information and Communications Technology Authority said, “Data protection affects everyone and the working group seeks to present a comprehensive bill to Cabinet that suits the needs of the Cayman Islands while meeting international standards,” adding, “we are very interested in hearing from individuals and specific business sectors that expect any additional areas will be particularly challenging.”
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