The National Privacy Commission recently issued Circular No. 2023-04, which provides guidelines on the use of consent as a lawful basis for processing personal data, including default formats for privacy notices and rules on withdrawal of consent.
On 6 November 2023, State Law No. 17,832 of 1 November 2023 was published in the Official Gazette of the State of Sao Paulo, creating the “Consolidation of the State’s Consumer Protection Laws,” which aims to unify the main laws that protect consumer rights in the state, bringing them together in a single document to facilitate legislative consultation.
Balancing work and family life may become easier for growing families in South Africa after a ground-breaking parental leave judgment in the High Court declared certain provisions of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act unconstitutional.
On 9 November 2023, the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner issued a statement on AI-supported data processing. The Commissioner’s main message is that the Swiss Data Protection Law is formulated in a technology-neutral manner and is, therefore, also directly applicable to AI-supported data processing.