Update in Respect of Data Protection in the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Data Protection Law, 2017 (“DPL”), which was expected to come into force in January 2019, will not come into force until September 2019. The Office of the Ombudsman has issued a Guide for Data Controllers which aims to explain how the Ombudsman will interpret certain provisions of the DPL. Businesses are therefore well-positioned to prepare.

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