By Alex B. Makulilo (eds.)
This quantity provides analyses of information safety platforms and of 26 jurisdictions with information safety laws in Africa, in addition to extra chosen nations with no finished info safety legislation. moreover, it covers all sub-regional and local facts privateness regulations in Africa. except analysing information safety legislation, the e-book makes a speciality of the socio-economic contexts, political settings and felony tradition within which such legislation built and function. It bases its analyses at the African criminal tradition and comparative foreign information privateness law.
In Africa security of non-public facts, the critical preoccupation of knowledge privateness legislation, is at the coverage schedule. The lately followed African Union Cyber defense and knowledge security conference 2014, that is the 1st and at present the one unmarried treaty around the globe to handle info safeguard outdoors Europe, serves as an example of such curiosity. moreover, there are info defense frameworks at sub-regional degrees for West Africa, East Africa and Southern Africa. equally, legislation on defense of private information are more and more being followed at nationwide airplane. but regardless of those info privateness legislation reforms there's little or no literature approximately facts privateness legislation in Africa and its contemporary advancements. This ebook fills that hole.
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11 In implementing the objectives of the Moroccan advanced status, in March 2013 negotiations for a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) between the EU and Morocco were launched. DCFTA seeks to strengthen the trade relations between EU and Morocco by putting in place a comprehensive trade agreement, thereby expanding the scope and domain of all previous agreements. 2016. 10 Ibid. 11 For a critical appraisal, see Marti´N (2009), Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 239–245. 2016. B. Makulilo single market once it is concluded.
However this Act has a major derogatory regime for processing of personal data by public authorities. This means that processing of personal data carried out by public persons is generally excluded. Similarly, the Tunisian Act does not have any provision with respect to its territorial scope. As a consequence, the Act governs the conditions under which a processing of personal data takes place on the Tunisian territory. Moreover section 22 of the Act provides that any person wishing to process personal data must meet the following conditions: − to have the Tunisian nationality; to have a residence in Tunisia; and to have a blank criminal record.
It provides that personal data undergoing computer processing must be obtained and processed fairly and lawfully; kept for explicit and legitimate purposes and not further used in a way incompatible with those purposes; appropriate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the purposes for which they are collected; accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; kept in a form which permits identification of the person concerned for no longer than is necessary for the procedure for which the data were collected.
African Data Privacy Laws by Alex B. Makulilo (eds.)