Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman

Post-graduate law degree, CIPP/E from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Privacy and Data Protection Research Writer at TermsFeed.

Robert is a freelance writer covering privacy, data protection, security, and AI. He is a respected voice on privacy and has covered been writing, researching, and leading conversations in the field since 2017. Throughout his career, Robert has interviewed some of the leading figures in privacy, including Max Schrems and Johnny Ryan. He has worked with dozens of high-profile privacy professionals and campaigners and has written about almost every aspect of data protection. Robert earned a post-graduate law degree in 2019 and a CIPP/E from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) in 2021. His 2019 research on the compatibility of the UK's "immigration exemption" in the Data Protection Act 2018 and the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) won the DMH Stallard Prize for Best Project.

Texas Data Privacy and Security Act (TDPSA)

The Texas Data Privacy and Security Act (TDPSA) is a comprehensive privacy law that was passed on June 19, 2023 and will take effect partly on July 1, 2024 and partly on January 1, 2025. The Texas TDPSA is similar to privacy laws in U.S. states such as Virginia, Colorado, and...

Turkey KVKK and the GDPR

Turkey's Ki┼čisel Verileri Koruma Kanunu (KVKK) (also known as the "Data Protection Law") is a relatively strong data protection law with similarities to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Passed in 2016, Turkey's KVKK more closely resembles the GDPR's predecessor, the Data Protection Directive, but contains some unique provisions not...

Legal Guides for Ecommerce

There's a lot to consider when starting a retail business: marketing, staffing, accounting. Can you take a salary and still keep the lights on? What will happen if your suppliers suddenly raise their prices? Will your website ever stop crashing? Getting to grips with the legal implications of running an ecommerce...

NIST Privacy Framework

The National Institute of Standards (NIST) Privacy Framework provides practical controls and actionable steps that could improve how your organization identifies, manages, and responds to privacy risks. With new privacy and data protection laws emerging globally, particularly across the U.S., implementing the Framework could help you get a headstart on compliance...

EULA for Small Business Template

An End User License Agreement (EULA) gives an end-user ("user") the right to use your software product. Businesses of any size can benefit from having an EULA, from a lone developer to a big tech corporation with millions of users. This article will explain what an EULA is, why your small...

GDPR Compliance for Developers

We created this book to help developers who are in the process of complying with the GDPR. We believe developers are at the cornerstone of GDPR compliance because the GDPR was created with online privacy at its center, and developers are the architects of our online landscape. This book will help...