Based on recent pronouncements by the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) the BOJ is currently pioneering the development of strategies to make deposit portability a reality. Their ambition is commendable: to enable both the banked and unbanked to seamlessly shift between various banks, while maintaining their standing instructions and circumventing the traditionally cumbersome account opening procedures […]
Introduction: In the digital age where personal data is increasingly vulnerable and can be subject to state abuse. More so in the advent of the 2019 NIDS decision (Julian Robinson v The Attorney General) that declared that our right to informational privacy is guaranteed by the Constitution , the recent strategic partnership between the Auditor […]
Are you caught up in the visual culture of the digital era, zealously documenting office events and achievements? While it’s a fantastic way to share memories and foster team spirit, have you stopped to think about privacy rights and how they relate to these photographs? Let’s delve into the complex yet fascinating world of data […]
In this article I address one aspect of the first data processing standard, the duty to process personal data fairly and what this actually means from a practical point of view. The main action to be taken away from this article is that, as the entity responsible for the collection of personal data,
To date I have received 6 text messages from Jam-Census, these text messages were all sent during the month of September. While writing this I received another. Where did they get my number from? Why are they spamming my phone?
Did any one give the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (Statin), the memo that there is now a Data Protection Act(DPA) and that sending out promotional text messages is circumscribed under the legislation and that they are subject to the law in the same manner that