HOW CAN WE HELP?

Individuals

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Professionals

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Individuals who have questions about their privacy rights should contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner using the details on our Contact Us page.

Once the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) becomes fully operational, this site will contain guidance on how to make complaints or exercise other rights.

Organisations subject to the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) that have questions about their privacy responsibilities should contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner using the details on our Contact Us page.

PIPA requires organisations in Bermuda that use personal information to implement certain requirements and protect the privacy rights of individuals.

 

We have more details on what a privacy programme consists of and what it means for businesses in the FAQ section of our Legislation & Guidance page. 

Professionals who are interested in working in data privacy are welcome to contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner using the details on our Contact Us page.

 

We have more details on being a Privacy Officer and community groups located in the FAQ section of our Legislation & Guidance page.

Click the buttons below to learn about how our Privacy Innovation and Knowledge-sharing ("Pink") Sandbox supports new and innovative technologies & explore the Mid-Atlantic Privacy Compass to take a deep dive into PrivCom's regulatory framework. For general guidance & FAQs, click the button below.

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Upcoming courses
  • 23 Jan 2023, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Online Event
    We are thrilled to introduce Privacy Hour in conjunction with Data Privacy Week on January 23rd, 2023, from 10 am until 11 am to all schools in Bermuda. The global theme is: STOP, THINK, CONNECT.
  • 23 Jan 2023, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Online Event
    We know that privacy and personal information is a big concern for teens, so we are launching our very first privacy hackathon to introduce new ways to protect their privacy in a digital world! Participate and push your collaborative and creative limits!
  • 24 Jan 2023, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Hamilton, 1 Church St, Hamilton, Bermuda
    Dive into a range of privacy-related topics & join an inspiring conversation with community peers to discuss privacy changes due to the PIPA’s phased implementation & the benefits of having a “big picture mentality” to open the door to privacy-related jobs & collaborative opportunities.
  • 25 Jan 2023, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    The Office of the Privacy Commissioner , 1 Church St, Hamilton, Bermuda
    A sweet treat, catered by Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, for older individuals to enjoy a special afternoon, sipping tea and sharing their thoughts on creative and clever ways to protect their personal information online and offline, and to develop a privacy defense.
  • 26 Jan 2023, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Online Event
    This event is a must-attend workshop to learn more about Artificial Intelligence and its uses in the business world. The interactive workshop will give Bermuda's entities of all sizes a better understanding of AI technologies and how smart & responsible AI can open the door to new opportunities.
  • 27 Jan 2023, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm GMT-4
    The Office of the Privacy Commissioner, 1 Church St, Hamilton, Bermuda
    Join us as we host the Meeting of the Minds Roundtable event, designed for nonprofits, NGOs, and charities to share their thoughts, questions, best practices, and insights about privacy in the “hot seat” with like-minded individuals.
  • 22 Feb 2023, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Zoom
    Let's explore how norms, ethics, strategy & purpose impact a culture of privacy & security.
  • 18 May 2023, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm GMT-3
    Zoom
    With the phased implementation of Bermuda’s privacy regulation announced in the recent Throne Speech, individuals & entities will need to fully understand enhanced privacy rights. This course will focus on explicit & implied rights, differences across jurisdictions, & tips to manage privacy rights.
  • 20 Jul 2023, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm GMT-3
    Hamilton, 1 Church St, Hamilton, Bermuda
    This is a highly-engaging, in-person & small group training that takes a deep dive into the elements of a robust privacy & security framework. The design of the workshop is fun & practical so participants strengthen understanding and build strategies to personalise an entity’s privacy programme.
  • 16 Nov 2023, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm GMT-4
    Hamilton, Client's location
    This interactive workshop consists of a series of activities designed to focus on defining vulnerable individuals in various privacy-related circumstances, privacy rights, and best practices to ensure that individuals have support, accessibility and inclusion in vulnerable situations.