– Accreditation displays DIFC’s dedication to conserving Dubai and DIFC on the forefront of privateness laws, making use of worldwide finest follow
Dubai Worldwide Monetary Centre (DIFC), the main world monetary centre within the Center East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) area has introduced that the Centre is now a totally accredited member of the International Privateness Meeting.
The appointment follows the enactment of the Knowledge Safety Legislation, DIFC Legislation No 5. of 2020 which underscores DIFC’s dedication to making use of worldwide finest follow. It additionally reinforces key privateness ideas together with accountability, safeguards for worldwide transfers, and help of knowledge topics’ rights particularly with respect to rising expertise points.
The International Privateness Meeting is a world group, established in 1979 because the premier world discussion board for knowledge safety and privateness authorities. The Meeting is comprised of greater than 130 main world Info and Privateness Authorities and Commissioners. Led by the UK’s Info Commissioner’s Workplace, it’s an impartial authority set as much as uphold info rights within the public curiosity, selling openness by public our bodies and knowledge privateness for people.
DIFC will work with GPA Members to implement world finest follow inside knowledge safety and privateness to help sustainable enterprise development and form the way forward for finance, while successfully fulfilling privateness mandates.
Jacques Visser, Commissioner of Knowledge Safety at DIFC Authority, commented: “We’re happy to announce that DIFC is the area’s first absolutely accredited Member of the International Privateness Meeting. We proceed to work relentlessly to ship complete privateness laws that’s on the forefront of worldwide requirements and helps our dedication to drive the way forward for finance. The accreditation will allow DIFC to construct on the Centre’s repute as a number one world monetary centre targeted on innovation and collaboration, while additionally selling moral knowledge sharing.”