Mondaq UK: Privacy
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The UK Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") will impose significant fines against British Airways and Marriott for violating data security rules under the European Union's
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) recent $5 billion settlement with Facebook is unprecedented in multiple respects:
Charles Russell Speechlys
The Court of Justice of the European Union ("ECJ") has ruled that companies that embed the Facebook "Like" button (the "Like button") within their website pages can be considered as a joint data
Herbert Smith Freehills
The introduction of the GDPR on 25 May 2018 caused a widespread re-think about data protection and privacy rights.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In the last couple of days, the Information Commissioner's Office has issued two notices of intent to impose the first ‘mega fines' under the GDPR regime for data breaches by British Airways and Marriott International.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The UK's data protection authority, the ICO, has announced twice in two days this week that it proposes to levy significant fines on organisations for breaches of the General Data
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In July, Squire Patton Boggs partner Petrina H. McDaniel and associate Keshia Lipscomb outlined several of the pending amendments expected
Withers LLP
The cost of being a victim of crime? An extraordinary £77million, according to TalkTalk at the recent sentencing of one of the individuals who hacked their systems
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On 29 July 2019, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued its judgement on Case C-40/17 (the "Fashion-ID" case).
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
This summer the ICO has issued significant fines in relation to high profile data breaches since acquiring its new "GDPR charged" powers.
Herbert Smith Freehills
A recent test DSAR has demonstrated companies' differing approaches to DSAR compliance.
Mayer Brown
In July 2019, the UK Information Commissioner's Office, a European data protection supervisory authority, has flexed its muscles and has announced its intention to issue fines exceeding £275 million against two international businesses ...
Gowling WLG
It is one year into the GDPR regime but what are the next steps for organisations?
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The UK's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, has vowed that the UK will leave the EU on October 31, 2019.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
It has been said that "the world's most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data."
Herbert Smith Freehills
Just one day after its notice of its intent to fine British Airways £183.39 million, the ICO has issued a further notice
Marks & Clerk
In a world which is becoming increasingly concerned with the privacy and use of personal data, the rise in mobile applications ("App(s)") which utilise people's biometrics is somewhat surprising.
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
The Court considered that there was a legal basis for the Police Service in Scotland to bring misconduct proceedings against individual police officers based on messages they had sent to each other on a WhatsApp group.
DLA Piper
As companies shift more data to the cloud, the US government's ability to gain access to content held by cloud providers should not be overlooked.
Clyde & Co
The French Supervisory Authority (the Cnil) has just published a set of guidelines and tutorials this Friday, 19 July, signalling potential privacy issues when using apps such as FaceApp.
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Wrigleys Solicitors
The ICO has taken action against British Airways under the GDPR. We look at the facts of the case and implications for charities & social enterprises.
Mayer Brown
In its second statement of intent of the week, on 9 July 2019, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office announced its intention to fine Marriott International, Inc £99.2m under the General Data Protection Regulation.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On July 3, 2019 the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) published an updated guidance on the use of cookies. Although the guidance confirms
Mayer Brown
In its second statement of intent of the week, on 9 July 2019, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") announced its intention to fine Marriott
Herbert Smith Freehills
The ICO has fined EE £100,000 under the Data Protection Act 1998 ("DPA") for sending text messages to customers without their consent, in breach of the Privacy and Electronic
Cooley LLP
Assuming that fines are ultimately issued, these will be the first fines to be issued under the ICO's increased powers derived from the GDPR.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Unsurprisingly in the year of the GDPR, the ICO has been busy.
The UK's data protection regulator, the ICO, intends to fine Marriott International, Inc £99.2 million.
Cooley LLP
For the target company, performing its own risk assessment could offer several useful benefit.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The ICO has published a notice of its intent to fine British Airways £183.39 million for its 2018 data breach where the personal data of 500,000 customers was stolen by hackers;
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