Personal Information in UK Law
Employees' personal information must not be used unlawfully by employers
The case of Brown v. Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis is a reminder to employers that it is unlawful to use employees' personal information for anything other than its intended purpose.
Data processing and storage: Protection of Personal Information (POPI) and your social media account
The South African Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPI), which protects the processing of personal information by public and private bodies, is much like similar UK and EU legislation...
UK Court Confirms Privacy Tort And Addresses Meaning Of Personal Information
On January 16, 2014, the English High Court of Justice issued reasons in Vidal-Hall v. Google Inc. relating to an appeal of a Master’s decision to allow Google to be served outside of the jurisdict...
UK's Information Commissioner’s Office issues guidance on dealing with requests from individuals for personal information
Dealing with a subject access request (SAR), whether or not the person making the request is an employee, can be very time consuming. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued a Code of Pr...
- ICO Guidance On Collecting Personal Information On Websites
- UK Court Confirms Privacy Tort And Addresses Meaning Of Personal Information
- ISO 27018 And Personal Information In The Cloud: First Year Scorecard
UK Information Tribunal Rules Properly Anonymized Personal Data Can Be Disclosed Under FOIA
On September 7, 2011, the United Kingdom Information Tribunal published a decision that appears to resolve the long-running uncertainty regarding the extent to which anonymized personal information...
- Changes To Companies House Register Help Protect Health And Safety Of Individuals By Restricting Public Access To Personal Information
What Qualifies As Personal Data Under GDPR? UK Information Commissioner’s Office Issues Expanded Guidance
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued expanded guidance on “Personal Data” under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Here are the highlights: - Pseudonymization ...
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