Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cyber Security team.  This week’s alert covers news from the UK, the EU and Ireland.


  • Call for Evidence on Review of ICO Functions
  • Information Commissioner’s Response to Ministry of Justice Review
  • New Bill Provides for Retention of Communications Data
  • New Guidance for the Credit Industry on Working with Customers with Mental Health Issues
  • ICO Blog Post on Rebuilt ICO Website


  • Article 29 Working Party Right to be Forgotten Guidelines
  • EU Pressure on Google to Split Search Engine Business
  • EDPS Guidelines on the Interaction Between Financial Regulation and Data Protection


  • First Successful Prosecution for Failure to Register with Commissioner