Data Protection in UK Law
BREXIT: Data Protection
This Brexit Bite assesses the post-Brexit landscape with respect to the UK’s data protection laws. It is important to remember that the UK remains a member of the European Union until the terms of ...
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UK Data Protection Bill Published
In line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the UK has now published a Data Protection Bill, which is intended to “make our data protection laws fit for the digital age…” The Ove...
UK Introduces Draft Data Protection Bill
A few days ago the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport introduced the Data Protection Bill 2017 (“the Bill”). Once adopted by the legislature, the Bill will replace the Data Pro...
Brexit: Data Protection Implications
As the entire world knows, the United Kingdom has voted by a narrow majority to leave the European Union (“Brexit”). But the Brexit process will take time, and the implications for businesses will ...
UK 'must avoid data protection Brexit'
According to the UK's new information commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, who was interviewed by the BBC, the UK “should adopt forthcoming EU data protection laws, despite its plan to leave the Union”....
- Blockchain: Data Protection And Privacy
Landmark UK Data Protection Ruling
The English Court of Appeal has recently handed down a landmark decision confirming that an individual can recover damages under the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) for non-financial losses.
UK publishes Data Protection Bill
On Thursday 14 September 2017, the UK published its new Data Protection Bill. It comes with much fanfare that it will underpin a world class privacy regime for the UK, give individuals more control...
UK: NEW DATA PROTECTION FEE
By: James Clark The United Kingdom has announced plans to introduce a new “Data Protection Fee” to replace the current system of registration for data controllers. Draft Regulations were laid be...
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