Wattle Corp cybersecurity company logo plane

Data Privacy Consulting Services In UAE

Stay two steps ahead with data privacy compliance – raise your business integrity Compliance, at ease

What is Data Privacy ?

Data privacy is a discipline that works to protect sensitive information from cyberattacks and other cyber threats, including personally identifiable information (PII), financial data, personal health information, and intellectual property.

It is essential to data protection because it ensures privacy compliance by handling offline or online information with care and security. It is also known as information security as a result.

Six components make up data privacy: legal frameworks, policies, practices, third-party associations, data governance, and global requirements.

data privacy consultant services in uae and dubai

Why Data Privacy is a must in UAE?

Data is the new oil. Yep! It’s highly valuable. Also, the UAE keeps strict regulations on data security compliance, to ensure the citizens are safe in the digital world too.

“Future world will be fueled by Data”

Failure to safeguard it would cost you a lot, from loss of customer trust to hefty fines. Also, organizations that follow data privacy regulations can gain a competitive edge. Demonstrating a commitment to protecting your customer data can attract privacy-conscious customers and differentiate your business in the market.

Let’s partner and fix your regulatory and compliance requirements, assess your privacy needs, and safeguard your firm’s future, meeting global privacy standards.

Importance of a Data privacy Services in UAE

Data protection is essential and is seen as a fundamental right for all people due to the increased number of internet users throughout the world over time. Additionally, a number of national and international laws, rules, and compliances exist to guarantee that enterprises protect the privacy of customer data.


Additionally, employing a professional security consultant team is much more efficient and lucrative than hiring a full-time employee to guarantee data compliance of your firm because it costs a lot to recruit the appropriate talent and to keep them with the best compensation in the sector. 

Additionally, a professional data privacy consultant business would be able to assist you with several compliance checks, both worldwide and country-specific, to give unparalleled outcomes and solutions, which a full-time hired individual could find tougher to deliver (depending on their level of experience). This problem is further made more difficult to resolve by the severe skill shortage.


What are the Standard Goals of a Data Privacy Consulting Company in UAE ?

Risk assessment

Assess the data privacy risks through proper security assessments

Policy implementation

Develop and implement data protection policies and procedures

cybersecurity Compliance

following the data privacy rules and regulations in the jurisdiction of the operation

Why you must have Data privacy compliance in UAE ?

  • Better customer relations: Building trust plays a key role in retaining users and making them engage with the service you provide for a long time. Handling their data with care, and respect and assuring data privacy plays the vital role behind the same.
  • Global expansion: There are multiple data privacy compliance across the globe and expanding your business to a particular region would require you to be compliant with the same. Also, it share much resemblance with each other. Simply it means that implementing data privacy compliance would make it much easier to be compliant with others too.
  • Low data breach risk: The simple equation to prevent a data breach is to be data privacy compliant. And it is much more important in the current scenario where cyber threats are evolving constantly.
  • Sustainability: With proper data privacy measures implemented and maintained, it will be very helpful to ensure business sustainability. It helps to ensure that the organization will be able to adapt to the ever-changing data privacy laws across the regions, with the least or no major disruptions.
  • Save hefty fines: €20 million or 4% of global annual turnover, whichever is higher is a fine for lack of compliance with GDPR if you are in the European Union (EU) market. Also, rather than paying hefty fines, it costs business reputation which causes much more impact than others.

Global data privacy standards

Following are a few of the famous data privacy standards and compliances around the world:

  • GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) – European Union
  • HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) – United States
  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)
  • SIA (NESA) The Signals Intelligence Agency, previously known as the National Electronic Security Authority, is the United Arab Emirates intelligence agency
  • CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act) – California, United States
  • LGPD (Brazil General Data Protection Law) – Brazil
  • PIPL (Personal Information Protection Law) – China
  • CBPR (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CrossBorder Privacy Rules) – Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
  • APEC Privacy Framework – Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
  • DPA (Swiss Data Protection Act) – Switzerland
  • PIPEDA (Canadian Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act) – Canada
  • Australian Privacy Act 1988 – Australia
  • New Zealand Privacy Act 1993 – New Zealand
  • POPIA (South African Protection of Personal Information Act) – South Africa
  • India Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011 – India
  • ISO/IEC 29100:2011 (International Organization for Standardization/International Electrotechnical Commission 29100:2011)
  • ISO 27001/27002 (International Organization for Standardization 27001/27002)
  • NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology)

Data Privacy company in uae

UAE Data Privacy Standards

Data Privacy Challenges Faced by Companies

  • Acute skill shortage
  • Talent hiring, training, and retention
  • Legal regulations
  • Huge maintenance costs
  • Data security and cyber threats
  • New technologies and vulnerabilities
  • Complex data privacy compliances and regulations
  • Changing user expectations
  • Complications in establishing data governance
  • Data privacy management
  • Building and maintaining consumer trust
The 4 basic principles of data privacy are
1. Data Minimisation
2. Accuracy
3. Storage Limitation Integrity
4. Confidentiality

Data Privacy checks

Following are the common checks performed to ensure your data privacy. Also, it would vary based on the type of scans being conducted.

  • Data collection and processing: Organizations must ensure and prove that the data collected must have proper and valid reason.
  • Data subject rights: The service provider must be prove that it upholds the rights of data subjects (aka the users) with ample features to access, transfer and delete their personal data.
  • Data security: The business must implement and continue all the necessary safeguards to prevent data from being disclosed or accessed by unauthorized personnel.
  • Data transfer: The organization must ensure that the third part is compliant to all the necessary data privacy compliances and policies, prior to transferring the data.
  • Data breach notification: The firm must alert the data breach affected individuals if any data breach occurred along with suggestions on its possible remediations.

Our Data Privacy Consulting Services In UAE

Protecting data and adhering to compliance is taken very seriously in the UAE. Wattlecorp is one of the leading ISO 27001 consultants in Dubai, and is well-versed with the way businesses operate in the region, and what kind of security threats they face. To help companies in UAE get ISO 27001 certified, we provide the following services:

ADHICS - Abu Dhabi Healthcare Information and Cyber Security Standard

If you are a healthcare entity in Abu Dhabi, you should comply with ADHICS. It was developed by the Abu Dhabhi Department of Health (DoH) to ensure the security of health-related data.

GDPR- General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation is a data protection and privacy regulation that must be followed if your business is handling individual data of the European Economic Area (EEA) and European Union (EU) regions, irrespective of where your organization is located.

ISO 27001/2022

This framework helps you to implement proper approaches to manage data privacy risks. It is the latest version of the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standard currently available. It helps to reduce data breach risks, improve security posture, and comply with relevant regulations.

Federal Data Protection Law In The UAE (FDPL)

Federal Data Protection Law is a comprehensive privacy law that aims to protect the individual data of the UAE region, even if your organization is not from around the region.


The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law that you must follow when your organization is handling health-related data in the United States. It has two regulations which are privacy rules and security rules.

The Digital Personal Data Protection(DPDP) Act of India

The Digital Personal Data Protection Act Of India is applicable to organizations that handle the personal data of people of India, even if their firm is not based out of India.

Personal Data Privacy Protection Law in Qatar (PDPPL)

The Qatar Personal Data Privacy Protection Law (PDPPL), also known as Law No. 13 of 2016, is a law to protect individuals' privacy and regulate how companies handle personal data in Qatar.

Personal Data Protection Law in Saudi Arabia (PDPL)

Similar to GDPR, Personal Data Protection Law is the data privacy and protection regulation, applicable when you are handling individual data from Saudi Arabia, regardless of where your business is located.

DPO as a service (data Protection Officer)

Data Protection Officers assist you in protecting data privacy and customer rights from bad actors by developing and implementing specialized security policies, monitoring data processing operations, and offering compliance guidance.

Why Wattlecorp’s as your data privacy consultant in UAE?

Budgeting for Data Privacy Consulting

The cost of data privacy consulting varies depending on various factors including the size of your application, the scope of the security test, its complexity, etc. But always it would cost less compared to facing a data breach.

Read more

Get a Customized Quote

Sign up for a free evaluation and get a customized quote, especially for you.

Data Privacy Consulting as a Service

Subscribing continuous data privacy consulting now comes with two primary benefits for you. The advantage of securing your business from the latest vulnerability and the reduced cost. Whether you are a startup with a security mindset or an enterprise trying to save the cost of data privacy consulting services, choosing from our wide range of single tests to unlimited manual tests using one-time, monthly, or annual subscription fees comes with great benefits.

Price factor

100% Free. 100% Clear.

We provide 100% free data privacy consultation for limited time period to ensure misuse of our consulting services. Our team is excited to see oppourtunities in making your application safe and our committment towards making it happen is always on. Use a this free consultation to understand your applications security needs.  We’d love to chat about your security objectives. We welcome the chance to connect and explore opportunities to accelerate your journey to secure your mobile applications

You’re about to get AED 1500 worth consultation for free.

Listen to People

We help companies to protect their online assets.

Checkout our Services
F.A.Qs on Data Privacy Compliance In UAE

We have something for everyone, including pricing and answers. 

Tip • Book a consultation to get personalised recommendations. 

Indeed. At present, the security of your personal data is your right (thanks to the regulations), as much as it is to be ensured by the organizations that handle the same. Lack of security could lead to catastrophes including fraudulent activities and even identity theft.

Data privacy is a discipline that works to protect sensitive information from cyberattacks and other cyber threats, including personally identifiable information (PII), financial data, personal health information, and intellectual property.

For an organization, data privacy plays a key role in ensuring the safe handling of personal data. Being in compliance with privacy regulations would help build trust in the users and its absence would result in critical data loss, targeted attacks, financial fraud, etc. 

Primarily it would be the responsibility of the CISO (Chief Information Security Officer), CTO, or the IT director. Along with the same, all the employees up to a certain level are responsible for ensuring the same in an organization.

Analyzing, classifying, and implementing appropriate security measures would be the primary step toward ensuring data privacy. Also, educating both the users and the employers plays a key role with the same.

One more step

Start your Data Privacy Consultation

All you need to do is fill the form below.

Recommended Services

Officially recommended by Hackers.

Cyber security
strategic consulting

Building secure strategies for security.

security services

360 Degree security coverage guaranteed.


Adding layers of security to servers.

360 Annual Security Testing Program-Subscription

Adding layers of security to servers.

Recent Articles

stay up to date with recent news.

Protecting your Business

Book a free consultation with us .

Enquire Now

Ask our experts.

Quick Contact

Talk to our team