So let’s be clear. Consent is one way to comply with the GDPR, but it’s not the only way.
Is an £80k salary really enough for the combination of skills and responsibilities required for the role?
Hunton Privacy Team Publishes Several Chapters in International Comparative Legal Guide to Data Protection
Recently, the fourth edition of the book, The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Data Protection 2017, was published by the Global Legal Group. Hunton & Williams’ Global Privacy and Cybersecurity lawyers prepared several chapters in the guide, including the opening chapter on “All Change for Data Protection: The European Data Protection Regulation,” co-authored by London partner Bridget Treacy and associate Anita Bapat.
On the 7 th August 2017, the UK’s Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport issued a Statement of Intent (the Statement ) outlining its planned reforms of the UK’s data protection laws which are to be implemented by the Data Protection Bill (the Bill ). The Statement anticipates the UK’s departure from the EU and makes it clear that following this, the Bill will transpose the General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR ) into domestic law, stressing the importance of continued efficiency of data flow between the UK and the EU in a post-Brexit world.
Subject access requests (SARs) are viewed either as an essential right or a huge administrative burden, depending on whether you are the requestor or responder. Recent Court of Appeal case law has made the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) update its Subject access code of practice.
The latest fine issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) against TalkTalk should be seen as a warning to businesses of all sizes to keep their IT systems up to date, an expert has said.
New law would cripple researchers uncovering abuses of personal data while doing nothing to stop the spread of poorly anonymised data.
Businesses that are responsible for “minor infringements” of new EU data protection laws shortly after they come into effect will not be made an example of, the UK’s information commissioner has said.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC £100,000 after it failed to look after its customers’ data and risked it falling into the hands of scammers and fraudsters.
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham separates fact from fiction regarding GDPR and financial penalties.