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  1. Brexit Countdown - UK vs. EU GDPR

    In the second of our Brexit countdown notes, Carl Spencer-Spear covers some specific examples of when you will need to consider UK vs EU GDPR… Continue reading

  2. Cookie fines for Google and Amazon

    The French ICO (CNIL) has fined Google £91m and Amazon £32m for failing to comply with French data protection law when placing advertising cookies on site visitors’ computers. It said they had not given sufficiently clea… Continue reading

  3. Brexit Countdown - Data Protection Compliance

    Introduction We are fast approaching the end of 2020 and, with it, the end of the Brexit transitional period. The Government has consistently maintained that… Continue reading

  4. The ICO fines BA £20m whilst the travel sector is in a crisis - too harsh?

    BA has been fined £20m by the ICO for a cyber-attack that took place in 2018. Following the incident, hackers were able to gather BA customers’ personal information, including bank details, for two months before the brea… Continue reading

  5. Will Facebook leave Europe?

    Will Facebook be leaving Europe? Unlikely, I suspect.

    In July, the ECJ accepted a legal challenge to the validity of the EU-US Privacy Shield. Our article here: https://lnkd.in/d7Z2kBq provides further details on that d… Continue reading

  6. EU-US Privacy Shield Struck Down by EU Courts

    The European Court of Justice has accepted a legal challenge to the validity of the EU-US Privacy Shield, meaning it has been struck down and is no longer a valid mechanism for transferring personal data to the United St… Continue reading

  7. September 2019 Commercial Law Round-Up

    A few commercial news highlights from September, including a court ruling on the extent of the 'right to be forgotten', a warning about the use of email signatures, and new right to repair rules.… Continue reading

  8. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - a 12-month retrospective

    In advance of 25 May 2018 - the effective date of the GDPR - there was a startling amount of speculation and misinformation about how things would change once it came into force.… Continue reading

  9. Guidance published on data protection implications of ‘no deal’ Brexit

    The Government has published guidance on how the UK’s data protection law will work in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit.… Continue reading

  10. Morrisons Pays the Price for Employee Data Leak

    A landmark legal decision has determined that Morrisons is responsible for a data leak, in which the personal details of around 100,000 of its employees were exposed by a disgruntled member of staff.… Continue reading

  11. GDPR - A 10-point checklist

    September 25th marked four months since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - the biggest overhaul of data protection law in a decade - came into effect.… Continue reading

  12. 5 Minute Catch-Up: ICO fines Equifax £500,000 for data protection failings

    In May and June 2017, credit rating agency Equifax fell victim to cyber-attacks which reportedly affected 146 million customers globally, including 15 million UK citizens.… Continue reading

  13. All you need to know about the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica story

    $35 billion shaved off Facebook’s value: Cambridge Analytica being investigated by the ICO.… Continue reading

  14. Case Comment - The “Right to be Forgotten”

    In a case that triggered a mass media storm, the European Court of Justice recently ruled that a Spanish man had the “right to be forgotten” in online searches.… Continue reading

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