Data privacy laws in 2022, where are we going?

Data is one of the most valuable assets and is abused, causing heavy damage to users and organizations. For that reason, many countries have enacted Data privacy laws to protect their citizens. In 2022, Data privacy laws will continue to heat up. Almost every country has enacted its own legislation. In this article, we will summarize the content of Data privacy laws in 2022 and provide some solutions for businesses.


Things to pay attention to about Data privacy laws in 2022

Currently, there are 17 countries in the world that have data protection laws similar to GDPR – the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. GDPR is considered to be the most tightly regulated privacy law today. In addition, depending on the region, the authorities also issue additional regulations on the application of the law outside the territory. Depending on the country, the privacy law will have some different content.

So, what is the main content of GDPR? Any website should have a privacy policy that explains to users what information is collected, how it is used, how it is shared, and how it is kept secure. To fully comply with US and European Union data protection laws, all data subjects must be given the opportunity to consent to the collection of personal information. While much information about users is provided voluntarily when they sign up for a newsletter, complete a form, or submit an email request, the information is collected from third parties and through the use of Cookie usage must also be disclosed and the user must be provided with the opportunity to consent to, block or disable cookies. GDPR protects the privacy of users and their information. GDPR applies to all companies, from large corporations to small businesses. Organizations need to prepare for change or the risk of serious consequences if they do not comply. If you fail to comply, your business can be severely fined, up to 4% of its annual global turnover or €20 million (whichever is higher).


What businesses need to do with Data privacy laws

Basically, you have no choice but to comply with state regulations, not only regarding data privacy in general but any other regulations when wanting to do business in their territory. First, you need to carefully read the privacy laws of the country in which you do business to ensure that activities on your website are legal. Also, check out the following list:

  • Ensure transparency in your data processing methods
  • Fair and lawful collection and use of user data
  • You must obtain consent from the data owner before collection
  • Allows users to access, correct and delete their data
  • Make sure your website is using technologies that meet regulatory compliance requirements
  • Keep personal data safe and secure
  • Have an easy to find and read privacy policy
  • Review services from the provider to make sure they also comply with GDPR (or other data laws)


According to surveys, the percentage of users concerned about data privacy is increasing. Building a business system that protects user information not only helps you avoid legal penalties, but also builds trust and credibility with customers.

According to experts’ predictions, data privacy laws will become more and more perfect in line with the trend of user protection. This can be difficult for businesses that want to collect user data to execute effective marketing or sales campaigns. However, the MVO team has also researched and proposed many effective solutions so that your business and website can operate stably in the above context. If you are having a hard time checking compliance or making your website more legit, contact us right away for advice.