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Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection Information Law

Coronavirus Test and Trace FAQs for Hospitality Businesses

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

As part of the re-opening strategy, the Government asked businesses to support the NHS Test and Trace effort. We answer your critical questions on how the GDPR affects your outdoor hospitality business during this coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus Data Protection FAQs for Hospitality Businesses

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EU-US Privacy Shield and Schrems II - What Now for International Data Transfers?

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Last month, the European Court of Justice dealt a major blow to organisations that transfer personal data to the US with the striking down of the EU-US Privacy Shield. What's next for UK companies who are exporting personal data to the US and beyond?

EU-US Privacy Shield and Schrems II - What Now for International Data Transfers?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection Information Law

Data Protection Considerations for Re-Opening Hospitality Businesses

Friday, 26 June 2020

The Government has issued guidance to restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaways following the announcement that they can re-open from 4 July.

No Data Protection Impact Assessment Conducted on Coronavirus Test and Trace

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection Information Law

Coronavirus Recovery - Key Data Protection Steps For Organisations

Monday, 22 June 2020

As lockdown restrictions start to ease and businesses begin to reopen, the ICO has set out some key steps organisations need to take around the use of personal information when returning to work.

No Data Protection Impact Assessment Conducted on Coronavirus Test and Trace

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

What Are the Data Security Issues With Surveillance Camera Systems?

Friday, 22 May 2020

Public authorities control personal data through a wide variety of systems and are therefore always at risk of data security issues arising.

What Are the Data Security Issues With Surveillance Camera Systems?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Liability For Misuse of Private Information

Friday, 22 May 2020

Last month the High Court held that a school was liable to a pupil and her parent for misuse of private information, breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 and Human Rights Act 1998.

Liability For Misuse of Private Information

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The General Data Protection Regulation - A Two-Year Retrospective

Friday, 22 May 2020

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is celebrating its second birthday this week. Here we take a look at how things stand two years in and what the future may hold for data protection law in the UK.

The General Data Protection Regulation - A Two-Year Retrospective

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection Information Law

Freedom of Information Requests During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Friday, 22 May 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic means areas such as information requests are likely to be low-priority for public authorities.

Freedom of Information Requests During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Welcome to the Second Edition of Our Information Law Brief

Wednesday, 08 April 2020

It has been an interesting few months, both in the world of data protection and the wider world, since the last edition of the Information Law Brief.

Welcome to the First Edition of Our Information Law Brief

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection Information Law

Coronavirus - How to Save Money With Data Protection Compliance

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

We have recently launched a number of new services to help you manage your everyday data protection issues during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Coronavirus - How to Save Money With Data Protection Compliance

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection Information Law

Coronavirus - Apps to the Rescue?

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues, it is interesting to observe the developments in technology around us and consider the apps that no one envisaged they would have a need for on their smartphone in 2020.

Can Apps Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection Information Law

Coronavirus and Working from Home - What You Need to Consider

Monday, 06 April 2020

With a significant proportion of the population working from home for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), organisations are having to adapt to new ways of accessing systems and communicating with one another.

Coronavirus and Working from Home - What You Need to Consider

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection Information Law

Coronavirus - 5 Ways to Protect Your Organisation Against Cyber Attacks

Friday, 03 April 2020

The UK has seen some incredible acts of kindness over the last few weeks as we rally together during this uncertain time.

Coronavirus - 5 Ways to Protect Your Organisation Against Cyber Attacks

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection Information Law

Coronavirus - Community Groups and Data Sharing

Friday, 03 April 2020

Many people will have been reminded in the last few weeks to "look for the helpers".

Coronavirus - Community Groups and Data Sharing

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Morrisons Not 'Vicariously Liable' for Employee's Data Breach

Thursday, 02 April 2020

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that the supermarket chain Morrisons was not vicariously liable for its employee's malicious data breach.

Morrisons Not 'Vicariously Liable' for Employee's Data Breach