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19 September 2017 Praveeta Thayalan
The new UK Data Protection Bill (the Bill) was published on 14 September 2017 and, once enacted, will repeal the Data Protection Act 1998 (the DPA). The Bill preserves parts of the DPA and implements the standards of the General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) across the categories of data processing within the scope of › Read More
25 August 2017 David Smith
On 24 August 2017, the UK Government’s Department for Exiting the European Union published a future partnership paper outlining its proposal for a shared approach to data protection following Brexit. The paper represents a welcome initiative from the UK Government as it seeks to preserve the UK’s position, participation and influence in EU data protection › Read More
14 August 2017 LaurieAnne Ancenys
Laurie-Anne Ancenys of Allen & Overy looks at the recently adopted DPA guidance, which states that employers are unlikely to be able to rely on employee consent in the future. This article was first published in Privacy Laws & Business International Report, August 2017, www.privacylaws.com. You can read the full article here: A deep dive into data › Read More
08 August 2017 Charlotte Mullarkey
On 7 August the UK Government’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport published a Statement of Intent in relation to the new Data Protection Bill. This comes only a month before we were led to expect to see the draft Bill itself. At first glance, notwithstanding some of the headlines in the press, it › Read More
14 July 2017 Charlotte Mullarkey
In a case which has wide implications for the health care sector, the ICO has ruled that the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust failed to comply with the UK Data Protection Act when it provided personal data of about 1.6 million patients to Google DeepMind. The personal data was provided as part of a trial › Read More
13 July 2017 Nigel Parker
The boundaries between work and home are increasingly blurred. This means employee monitoring activities can inadvertently extend to monitoring employees in a private context. The Article 29 Working Party recently published a new opinion concerning data processing at work. It covers a wide range of topics, including the processing of employee data on social › Read More