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Degradation of privacy standards could be deemed abuse under competition law

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26/04/2016 by:

The UK Parliament’s European Union Committee, in its report issued on 20 April, says that online platforms are a prime example of tension between DP and competition law. The Lords stress that dominant online platforms could potentially abuse their...

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GDPR will have an impact on the ICO’s business friendliness

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26/05/2016 by:

The ICO’s current regulatory style may have to change somewhat under the EU DP General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Ian Bourne, DP Policy Delivery Group Manager, ICO, said at a PL&B/Browne Jacobson seminar in London yesterday: “The ICO’s...

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ICO guidance on GDPR by the end of the year

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20/06/2016 by:

The ICO says that in the next six months, it will issue guidance on: • An overview of the GDPR • Individuals’ rights • Contracts • Consent, and a Privacy notices code of practice.   The ICO also continues to be active at the European level...

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Lessons to be learned at Cambridgeshire County Council

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24/08/2016 by:

The ICO, after its consensual audit at Cambridgeshire Country Council, expects that the council will improve its performance on responding to Subject Access Requests (SARs). At the moment, only 57% of requests receive a response within the statuto...

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ICO’s Denham: GDPR extremely likely to apply before the UK leaves the EU

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03/10/2016 by:

In a speech delivered on Thursday, 29 September in London, the United Kingdom’s new Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, stated that UK businesses with international clients and partners would be wise to carry on with their GDPR preparation...

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DP Minister: Government will consult on GDPR derogations

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15/12/2016 by:

Speaking in Parliament on 12 December, Data Protection Minister, Matt Hancock, confirmed that the government is now working on the overall approach and the details of EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implementation. “Details of any new...

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ICO updates its GDPR guidance

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18/01/2017 by:

The ICO has added some information to its GDPR guidance document, indicating the areas where the EU Article 29 Data Protection Working Party will issue guidance, and areas on which the ICO is currently concentrating. The ICO aims to publish guidan...

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UK will ensure unhindered international data flows, Data Protection Minister says

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02/02/2017 by:

The government is committed to bringing the EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into force in full by May 2018 and will bring forward legislation in the next parliamentary session to amend the Data Protection Act 1998. Giving evidence at the Hous...

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ICO issues GDPR draft guidance on consent and launches consultation

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03/03/2017 by:

The ICO’s draft guidance on how consent will be understood under the GDPR says that going forward, there must be a positive opt-in. Consent should be separate from other terms and conditions, and it should not generally be a pre-condition of signi...

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Denham: Best way forward would be to obtain an adequacy finding from the EU

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14/03/2017 by:

Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner, is recommending to the government that the UK applies for an EU adequacy finding for data transfers. Giving evidence at the House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee on 8 March, Denham said that an...

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ICO requests stakeholder feedback on GDPR profiling issues

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07/04/2017 by:

The ICO yesterday issued a discussion paper on GRPR profiling provisions and is seeking comments by 28 April. The responses will help the ICO in its work at European level. The ICO is leading an EU Article 29 Working Party on this issue – the WP...

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ICO issues Information Rights Strategic Plan

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30/05/2017 by:

Elizabeth Denham marked 25 May last week, exactly a year before the GDPR applies in the UK and the other European Economic Area Member States by three initiatives, including issuing the ICO’s new Information Rights Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021. The...

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UK government committed to GDPR

21/06/2017 by:

In the Queen’s Speech (outlining the new government’s programme) today, the UK government has made its intention clear to legislate to ‘ensure that the United Kingdom retains its world-class regime protecting personal data’ by implementing the EU...

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Industry group issues guidance on GDPR legitimate interests

12/07/2017 by:

The Data Protection Network (DPN) has published guidance on legitimate interests under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This practical tool is aimed at helping commercial and not-for-profit organisations to decide whether or not...

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UK Government announces its plans for new Data Protection Bill

07/08/2017 by:

The Data Protection Bill will implement into UK law the GDPR derogations and the EU Data Protection Law Enforcement Directive, the government announced today. The majority of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provisions will...

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ICO: The GDPR regime will not mean changes in its appetite for fining

09/08/2017 by:

The government’s statement of intent on Monday this week to legislate in GDPR-style also confirmed GDPR-level fines, but the Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, says that maximum fines will not become the norm. Writing in a blog today,...

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ICO issues GDPR draft guidance on contracts and liabilities

13/09/2017 by:

The document, published today, and currently open for consultation, explains contracts and liabilities between controllers and processors under the GDPR. The ICO says that contracts must state details of the processing, such as the nature and...

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ICO welcomes draft DP Bill and commitment to GDPR

10/10/2017 by:

Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, says that she welcomes the government’s intention to implement the GDPR but her general approach to derogations is to introduce them only when they are necessary for the effective functioning of the GDPR...

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