Today’s digital landscape has made data privacy an essential concern for businesses around the globe, which now have a greater need to protect the privacy of their client and employees.

To protect the data privacy of individuals, Ghana, like many other nations, has established a legal framework to regulate the collection, processing, and storage of personal data originating in Ghana.

This article by TEMPLARS Partner Dorothy Mensah, Senior Associate Aasiya Sarku Nettey, and Associate Kezia Owusu-Ansah, will examine Ghana’s legal framework for data privacy and the practical steps that organizations can take to ensure ongoing compliance with the applicable data protection law.