Category: Terminology

The “Terminology” category serves as a comprehensive resource for understanding the evolving lexicon of terms, acronyms, and concepts within the realm of data privacy and protection legislation, particularly within the context of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This category features a diverse array of informative posts that aim to demystify and clarify terminology, providing businesses, professionals, and individuals with essential insights and knowledge for navigating the intricate terminology landscape within data privacy and protection.

Navigating Data Privacy Terminology The “Terminology” category delves into the comparison of key terms and concepts between different data privacy regulations, shedding light on the nuances and distinctions that can impact businesses’ compliance efforts and strategic decision-making.

Exploring New Terms and Concepts Posts within this category offer insightful comparisons of essential terms, such as the differences between the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) and GDPR, and the distinction between Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and personal data. These comparisons provide businesses and professionals with a deeper understanding of critical terminology within the data privacy landscape.

Understanding Essential Acronyms The category addresses the proliferation of acronyms within data privacy regulations, offering valuable insights into deciphering and understanding the significance of key acronyms and their implications for compliance and operational practices.

Consultancy from TechGDPR As a trusted authority in data privacy and protection, TechGDPR provides consultancy services offering businesses essential guidance on understanding and leveraging critical terms and concepts within their compliance efforts.

By engaging with the insightful content in this category, businesses, professionals, and individuals can gain a deeper understanding of the evolving terminology and concepts within the realm of data privacy and protection legislation. The “Terminology” category serves as an essential resource for any stakeholder seeking to build a comprehensive understanding of key terms, acronyms, and concepts within the data privacy landscape.

A Comparison of POPIA and GDPR in Key Areas

South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) will see its final sections go into effect on 30 June 2021. Furthermore, parties subject to POPIA must be fully compliant with the guidelines by 1 July 2021. A number of them may have a head start if they already adhere to established data protection guidelines such […]

What is the difference between personally identifiable information (PII) and personal data?

When organisations seek to protect their user’s data, it is necessary that they understand the data they need to safeguard. Personal data, in the context of GDPR, covers a much wider range of information than personally identifiable information (PII), commonly used in North America. In other words, while all PII is considered personal data, not all […]

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