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Court Of Appeal Finds Claim For Damages For Loss Of Control Of Data Can Proceed As Representative Action Under CPR 19.6
The Court of Appeal has held that an action for alleged data breaches using the CPR 19.6 representative action procedure can go ahead, overturning the High Court's
UK
17 Oct 2019
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Cookie Consent Clarity: ‘Active Consent' Is Required
The Court of Justice of the European Union has confirmed in the Planet49 case that a pre-ticked checkbox does not constitute valid consent for ePrivacy purposes.
UK
14 Oct 2019
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Joint Controller Relationships – More Prevalent Than Previously Thought? Article Published In Privacy And Data Protection Journal
The Privacy and Data Protection Journal has published an article by Duc Tran (Senior Associate) and Laura Adde (Associate) of our Digital TMT, Sourcing & Data and Cyber Security teams.
UK
1 Oct 2019
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China's First Regulation On Children's Online Privacy
The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has, for the first time, issued legislation dedicated to protecting child privacy online.
China
23 Sep 2019
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Right To Privacy In Relation To Personal Emails And WhatsApp Messages
The European Court of Human Rights in Garamukanwa v United Kingdom has confirmed that the right to privacy can theoretically apply in relation to communications sent from a workplace email
UK
23 Aug 2019
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A Year In The Life Of GDPR: Statistics And Stories From The ICO
The introduction of the GDPR on 25 May 2018 caused a widespread re-think about data protection and privacy rights.
UK
16 Aug 2019
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Personal Data Protection Act To Take Effect In May 2020
On 27 May 2019, the Personal Data Protection Act ("PDPA") was published in the Thai Government Gazette.
Thailand
5 Aug 2019
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Schrems II Heard In Europe: Potential Huge Impact On Global Data Transfers
The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") has heard oral submissions in the latest case questioning the legal validity of international data transfer mechanisms under the GDPR
European Union
30 Jul 2019
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Cookie Compliance: How Can Companies Get It Right When The Regulator Does Not?
The UK privacy regulator has admitted that its own cookie consent process does not comply with the current GDPR and ePrivacy rules.
UK
24 Jul 2019
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ICO And FCA Announce New Memorandum Of Understanding
On 18 February 2019, the Information Commissioner's Office (the "ICO") and the Financial Conduct Authority (the "FCA") published a new Memorandum of Understanding ("MoU") between them.
UK
3 Apr 2019
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Clarification On The Status Of The EU-US Privacy Shield On A No Deal Brexit
The UK Government has published a new data-related Brexit statutory instrument clarifying the position with respect to transfers of personal data to the US in reliance on the EU-US Privacy Shiel
UK
3 Apr 2019
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EDPB Publishes Opinion On The Interplay Between GDPR And ePrivacy
The European Data Protection Board (the "EDPB") has published its opinion on the interplay between the GDPR and Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002
UK
3 Apr 2019
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Open Justice: Rule Changes To Increase Transparency In The Civil Courts
From 6 April 2019, a number of changes to the Civil Procedure Rules will come into effect with the intention ...
UK
26 Mar 2019
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Court Of Appeal Confirms Morrisons Vicariously Liable For Employee's Deliberate Actions In First Successful Uk Class Action For Data Breach
The Court of Appeal has today dismissed an appeal against the High Court's decision that Morrisons was vicariously liable for its employee's misuse of data ...
UK
24 Oct 2018
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Connected And Autonomous Vehicles – Recent Regulatory Developments
The development of connected and autonomous vehicle technology continues to progress at a pace that legislators and regulators are struggling to match.
Worldwide
6 Nov 2017
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