TECHNOLOGY LAW CORNER E-Commerce Firms: Get Ready for New Privacy Laws

How do other countries’ privacy laws apply to U.S. businesses?
The EU GDPR replaces the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC, also known as the “EU Data Directive.”
It is designed to standardize European data privacy laws and ensure EU citizens’ data privacy rights.
Many U.S.-based organizations either have not heard of the GDPR or believe it applies only to organizations based in the EU.
If an organization offers goods or services to or processes data of EU citizens, it likely will be subject to these regulations.
How will the EU enforce the GDPR against U.S. companies?
EU Right to Access The right to access affords data subjects the ability to determine whether a data controller has their personal data, why it has their data, and what the data processor will do with their data.
Peter Vogel has been an ECT News Network columnist since 2010.
Vogel is a partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell, and Chair of its Internet, eCommerce & Technology Team.
His focus is on information security and data privacy.

AI, ML will be game-changers in online retail: Sauvik Banerjjee, CTO of TataCLiQ

AI, ML will be game-changers in online retail: Sauvik Banerjjee, CTO of TataCLiQ.
Considering the juggernaut of global e-commerce waiting in the wings to storm India, what are the top key changes that the e-commerce sector in India should brace up for?
According to Sauvik Banerjjee, CTO of Tata group’s multi-brand e-commerce player, TataCLiQ, “There are four biggest and important changes happening in the world of technology right now.” These are: IoT and Robotics Deep Learning algorithms on Big Data getting augmented by Machine Learning algorithms Commencement of a revolution of natural language processing in our day to day use cases Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality starting to impact traditional industries He said, “The three game-changing technologies in the space of customer experience are IBM WATSON’s Retail Analytics, Adobe Target’s segmentation driven hyper personalisation and Israel technology organisation NANO REP who have been mastering the art of software bot and deep learning for call centre management and contact centre processes.” Banerjjee, who has over 20 years of experience evangelising digital innovation across Europe, the UK, US, and other continents, took over the key position at Tata CLiQ in April this year.
ALSO READ: [Techie Tuesdays] Meet Sauvik Banerjjee, a Ranji trophy player who went on to architect Reliance Jio Before he joined TataCLiQ, Banerjjee was the Chief of Technology for SAP Global’s Omnichannel and digital vertical and was responsible for developing the architecture of TataCLiQ and Reliance Jio.
He holds a Doctorate from University of Sunderland and Durham University.
He holds an in-depth knowledge of multiple industries from retail, telco, manufacturing, fintech, agri-tech, and healthcare.
The e-commerce platform is now looking at newer categories and expanding brand portfolio back on the multi-fold growth they have registered since launch in May 2016.
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