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International Data Protection:

EU Council reaches common position on draft Data Protection Directive

United Kingdom Data Protection:

ICO to meet new minister and address the ECJ’s Safe Harbor decision

United Kingdom Freedom of Information:

Government Commission to review Freedom of Information Act

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  • Includes: ECJ clarifies meaning of territorial scope in DP Directive; EU and US agree on data transfers for law enforcement;
     Telefonica fined 10+ times in Spain

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    St John's College, Cambridge, UK

  • Includes: What future for Big Data?; Trilogue negotiations on EU DP Regulation start again; Accountability means making DP part of companies’ DNA

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    The Privacy Officers Network (PON) gives Senior Privacy Officers an opportunity to meet their specific peer group regularly to exchange views on matters of common interest in a confidential environment. 

    Some meetings are roundtables with national Data Protection Commissioners while others are private discussions among group members.

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    We have been advising clients on their data protection policies and procedures since 1987.

    We have developed a series of training workshops tailored to the requirements of those dealing with data in different contexts.

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