News stories posted during June 2018

Government consults on making directors liable for nuisance calls

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13/06/2018 by:

The government has launched a consultation on proposals to amend the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations  to make directors liable for nuisance calls. Maximum fines would be up to £500,000, and if a firm has multiple directors, each...

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UK government makes a case for a legally binding data protection agreement with EU

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15/06/2018 by:

In a recently issued technical note, the UK government argues that a legally binding agreement would be more beneficial both for the UK and the EU than an adequacy decision. After Brexit, the UK will be regarded as a third country and will need to...

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Jay Fedorak appointed as Jersey’s new Information Commissioner

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15/06/2018 by:

Jersey has today announced that Dr Jay Fedorak has been appointed as Information Commissioner starting in his new role on 2 July. He will be responsible for regulating both Jersey’s data protection and freedom of information laws and representing...

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ICO sets priorities for regulatory action

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21/06/2018 by:

In its draft Regulatory Action Policy, the ICO promises to continue its existing enforcement style based on education and encouraging compliance rather than being an overly strict enforcer. It says that it aims to ‘be effective, proportionate,...

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