Month: August 2019

Principles of Data Protection: Processing in accordance with the right to privacy

The right to privacy is a right enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 in Article 31 which states:- Every person has the right to privacy, which includes the right not to have– their person, home or property searched; their possessions seized; information relating to their family or private affairs unnecessarily required or revealed; or…
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Introduction to the principles of data protection

The Data Protection Bill, 2019 at clause 25 outlines 8 principles of data protection. The purpose of these principles is to give organizations, companies or persons who process personal data guidance on how to handle the data. The Bill places a duty on the data controller and processor to ensure compliance with the principles.  The…
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