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Ghana: Police cautions 60 companies for failure to register with DPC

DataGuidance confirmed with the Executive Director of Ghana's Data Protection Commission ('DPC'), Teki Akuetteh Falconer, on 20 October 2016, that 60 companies have been cautioned by the Cyber Crime Unit of Ghana Police for failing to register as data controllers. The cautions were issued following an official complaint made by the DPC, as it is a criminal offence under Section 56 of the Data Protection Act 2012 for data controllers to fail to register with the DPC.