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Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 4 September 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from: 4 September 2017. Europe The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) Finds That Monitoring and Accessing an Employee’s Electronic Communications is in Violation of Article 8 of the European … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 28 August 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from France and the UK. France Changes to Rules on Whistleblowing in France UK ICO Fines Nottinghamshire County Council for Exposing Personal Information Online NHS Staff Warned That Unlawfully Accessing Patient Records Is an … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 21 August 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from the EU, France and the UK. EU European Commission Addresses Free Movement of Health Data France The CNIL Sanctions Two Data Breaches UK Home Logic UK Ltd Fined for Making Nuisance Calls For … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 14 August 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from Germany and the UK. Germany Berlin Data Protection Officer Warns Against Biometrical Face Recognition UK Islington Council Fined due to Parking Ticket Website Security Breach ICO Fines TalkTalk for Failing to Protect … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 7 August 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from the European Union, France, Germany and the UK. EU Advocate General Considers Handwritten Exam Scripts to be Personal Data France State Council Rules on Rights of Complainants in Relation to Sanctions Given … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 3 July 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from Germany, Japan and the UK. Germany Baden-Württemberg Releases Guidebook on Employee Data Protection Voßhoff Welcomes Decision Not to Enforce Data Retention Japan Japan on the Way to Adequacy Decision by Early … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 26 June 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from France, Germany and the UK. France Access to Data of a Deceased Person by Its Heirs Germany Ethics Committee Releases Guidelines on Automated and Connected Driving Higher Administrative Court Rules That Data … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 19 June 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from France and the UK. France State Council Orders the Deletion of Personal Data in a File Relating to the State Security Experimental Use of Voice Recognition by Banks UK Queen’s Speech … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 12 June 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from the EU, France and the UK. EU Latest Report on Effect of GDPR Predicts Heavy Consequences for Financial Services Sector France The CNIL Issues Fine to Dental Practice in Relation to … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 5 June 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from France, Germany and the UK. France CNIL Has Released Further Cookie Guidance Germany Andrea Voßhoff Presents Activity Report for 2014/2015 UK ICO Wins Case Against Former Claims Company Manager for Making Blagging … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 29 May 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from Germany and the UK. Germany Hessen and Bavaria Publish Information and Complaint Forms for Data Subjects Concerning “Privacy Shield” Bavarian Data Protection Authority Sends Inspection Questionnaire to 150 Companies UK Council Fined … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 22 May 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from the EU, France and the UK. European Union European Commission to Form Another Expert Group to Support the Application of the GDPR France French Data Protection Expert Appointed to the French Government … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 15 May 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from Germany and the UK. Germany Federal Data Protection Commissioner Releases Leaflet on Digital Language Assistants Voßhoff Welcomes Federal Supreme Court Ruling on Dynamic IP Addresses UK ICO Opens Formal Investigation Into Use … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 8 May 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from the EU, Germany and the UK. EU EDPS Backs Article 29 Working Party in Opinion on Draft ePrivacy Regulation Germany Baden-Württemberg Data Protection Authority Appeals to Private Camera Drone Users Consumer Association … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 1 May 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from France and the UK. EU EDPS Presents Annual Report for 2016 to European Parliament UK ICO Issues Revised Guidance on Political Campaigning Online Retailer Fined After Cyber-attack Leaves Customer Details … Continue Reading

Client Alert: FTC Safe Harbor Certification Settlements

We recently released a Client Alert concerning enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission over EU/US Safe Harbor Framework for the cross-border transfer of personal data from the European Union to the United States. On January 21, 2014, the FTC announced settlements with 12 US companies concerning false claims the companies had made regarding their … Continue Reading

Data Protection Actions to Watch in 2014

As 2013 comes to an end it is advisable to note that reporting of data breaches this year reached a record high and included a number of high-profile incidents targeting such diverse entities as grocery chain Schnuck Markets, health care provider Kaiser Permanente, Yahoo and LexisNexis. More significantly, 2013 appears to have witnessed an uptick … Continue Reading

E-Privacy, Telcos and Online Providers: Issues of Consent

In a recent article entitled “E-Privacy, Telcos and Online Providers: Issues of Consent,” originally published in InterMEDIA, Ann LaFrance, Cathal Flynn and Matthew Byford (members of Squire Sanders’ Data Protection & Privacy practice), survey the current complex EU data protection and e-privacy rules (and proposed changes to such rules) relating to the form of consent that … Continue Reading

Proposed shake-up of the direct marketing regime in the UK

We are watching closely some proposed new UK laws. If approved, they would radically change the way in which businesses could market their goods or services by telephone in the UK. The proposed changes are in the Unsolicited Telephone Communications Bill 2013/14, which amends the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. Currently, the … Continue Reading
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