Webcast: Data privacy in Qatar - What you need to know

Recently the Ministry of Transport and Communication (MoTC) in Qatar issued a set of guidelines to support organisations in understanding their obligations under the Personal Data Privacy Protection Law and to help achieve compliance with the Law. 

With the enhanced focus on data protection from the regulator, how prepared is your organisation in its approach to handling personal data?

Our informative webcast covers the latest data protection developments in Qatar, and offers key insights into how to respond. With data privacy impacting many areas of the organisation, view the webcast to gain an understanding of the full implications, and the approach your organisation can take in transforming its use of personal data.

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Webcast agenda


Issa Habash,

Qatar Other Assurance Services Leader

Data privacy 101

What is the background of data privacy, and why is it important?

Phil Mennie,

Middle East Data Privacy Leader

Understanding the Qatar Data Protection Law

An overview of the Personal Data Privacy Protection Law and how it compares to the European GDPR.

Phil Mennie,

Middle East Data Privacy Leader

Richard Chudzynski,

Middle East Data Protection and Privacy Legal Leader

Ten steps to an effective data privacy programme

How processing registers, impact assessments, incident response plans and other operational best practices do more than prepare your business for compliance with privacy laws.

Nakul Srivastava,

Qatar Digital Trust Services Leader


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Start your data privacy compliance journey with our Data Privacy handbook

The Data Privacy handbook is a toolkit that explains the key principles of data privacy and contains the resources to help you assess your current business processes against data privacy best practices and laws. This toolkit is suitable for all organisations processing personal data and looking for a practical approach to build their data privacy programmes, be it to comply with privacy regulations or to gain competitive advantage.

Download English version  Download Arabic version

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Assess your ability to comply with the Law

We have developed a self-assessment for organisations to determine their maturity against the PDPPL requirements. Powered by our Digital Trust Manager: Assess platform, the tool uses business intelligence and data visualisation to identify where your organisation currently stands, and provides clear recommendations of where you should focus on.

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Results dashboard
Clear visuals demonstrate current status versus the target maturity level.

Bespoke recommendations for improvement

Bespoke recommendations for improvement
Receive bespoke recommendations on how to progress from your current status to your target maturity level.

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Speak to our local multidisciplinary team of data privacy experts to determine the best approach to managing data privacy in your organisation.

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Issa Habash

Issa Habash

Partner, Other Assurance Services, PwC Middle East

Tel: +974 (0)3302 4594

Phil Mennie

Phil Mennie

Partner, Digital Trust, PwC Middle East

Tel: +971 (0) 56 369 7736

Nakul Srivastava

Nakul Srivastava

Director, Digital Trust, PwC Middle East

Tel: +971 56 409 2718

Richard Chudzynski

Richard Chudzynski

Data Privacy and Protection Legal Leader, PwC Legal Middle East

Tel: +971 (0)56 417 6591

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Ali Hosseini

Chief Digital Officer - Partner, PwC Middle East

Tel: +971 4 304 3100

Imad Abuizz

Imad Abuizz

Partner, Digital and Technology Platform Leader, PwC Middle East

Tel: +966 50 426 3478