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ADGM Data Protection Regulation Compliance

ADGM Data Protection Regulation Compliance

On 14 Feb 2021, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) announced that it has enacted Data Protection Regulations 2021 to replace Data Protection Regulations 2015 prior to this. The new regulations are aimed at achieving greater protection of personal data processed at ADGM.

Beginning 14 Feb 2021, compliance is mandatorily required within a maximum of 12 months for current establishments and 6 months for new establishments. With a maximum of up to USD 28 Mn., penalty for non-compliance is the highest in the region.

Getting compliant with ADGM DPR 2021
  • Assess Current Capability : Conduct
    A. Data Privacy Impact Assessment (DPIA)
    B. Data Discovery
  • Implement ADGM Data Protection Regulation:
    A. Prepare Data Privacy strategy and Governance
    B. Implement Data Protection programme
  • Operate and sustain:
    A. Ongoing Data Protection operation and monitoring
    B. Implement continuous Data Protection improvement plan
MBG helps you with ADGM DPR 2021 compliance by:
  • Preparing stakeholder engagement and communication plan
  • Preparing personal data inventory
  • Preparing personal data flow maps from collection to disposal
  • Providing detailed remediation plan with identified organizational impact
  • Establishing cross-functional working group
  • Preparing Privacy Policy and procedures
  • Conducting cross-border data transfer assessment
  • Assisting with data lifecycle management
  • Assisting with implementation of Individual rights processing
  • Assisting with implementation of Privacy by design
  • Assess and assistance on implementation of Information security controls
  • Preparing Data Privacy incident and breach management procedure
  • Implementing data processor accountability
  • Conducting Data Protection training and awareness
  • Developing defined ongoing improvement programme
  • Tracking and re-testing of non-compliance closure
  • Keeping abreast of changes in policies and procedures

ADGM Data Protection Regulation Compliance

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