Category Archives: Data protection

Government reforms (1): Data protection bill

What do we already know?  We updated you in our April 2016 Newsletter Government reforms Government reforms (1): Data protection – changing times… and our June 2016 Newsletter Government reforms (2): data protection changes – guidance on its way about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will replace the current EU Data Protection…
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Case update (1): Human rights and monitoring at work

What do we already know? We updated you in our January 2016 Newsletter Human rights and monitoring at work on the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) decision in Bărbulescu v Romania that an employee’s right to respect for private and family life was not breached if their employer monitored their personal communications at work…
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Government reforms (1): Data protection – towards the GDPR

What do we already know? We updated you in our April 2016 Newsletter Government reforms (1): Data protection – changing times… and our June 2016 Newsletter Government reforms (2): data protection changes – guidance on its way about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will replace the current EU Data Protection Directive and national data protection legislation.…
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Government reforms (2): Data protection – Subject access requests

What do we already know? We updated you in our March 2017 Newsletter Case update (2): Data protection – easy access on the case of Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing LLP which was favourable to individuals (in this case litigants) in obtaining information using a subject access request (SAR).    What’s new? The Information Commissioner’s Office…
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Government Reforms: General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

What do we already know?  We updated you in our April 2016 Newsletter Government reforms (1): Data protection – changing times… and our June 2016 Newsletter Government reforms (2): data protection changes – guidance on its way about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will replace the current EU Data Protection Directive and national data protection legislation.…
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Case update (2): Data protection – easy access

Summary: Can an organisation be ordered to comply with a data subject access request, even if the intention of the request is to use the data in connection with litigation? Yes, says the Court of Appeal in Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing LLP, available here. Background:  An individual has the right to access data held about…
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Government reforms (1): Data protection

Help with Christmas data protection To make sure organisations don’t get the post-Christmas blues, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has offered the following timely warning: If you are running a skeleton staff in the lead-up to and during the Christmas holidays, then careful of cybersecurity breaches. The ICO said that it has seen lots of…
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Government reforms (1): Data protection

General data protection regulation What do we already know? We updated you in our April 2016 Newsletter Government reforms (1): Data protection – changing times… and our June 2016 Newsletter Government reforms (2): data protection changes – guidance on its way about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will replace the current EU…
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Newsflash: Data protection – changing times…

What do we already know about data protection? We updated you in our April 2016 Newsletter Government reforms (1): Data protection – changing times… and our June 2016 Newsletter Government reforms (2): data protection changes – guidance on its way about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will replace the current EU Data…
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Newsflash: Data protection and Brexit – what will happen?

The referendum vote in favour of Brexit means that, as we all know, in due course the UK (well, at least England and Wales) will probably no longer be members of the EU. This of course assumes that the Government (whoever that may be) heed the result of the poll, which it is not bound…
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