Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cyber Security team.  This week’s alert covers news from Germany, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.


  • Entrepreneur Must Remove Surveillance Camera Capturing Neighboring House
  • Federal Ministry of the Interior Publishes New Model Contracts Containing No Spy Clause

Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong’s Privacy Commissioner Updates Guidelines in Relation to the Collection and Use of Biometric Data


  • Data Protection Exemptions for Crime and Taxation
  • Consumer Fairness to be Considered in the Financial Conduct Authority’s Review of Big Data’s Role in Insurance
  • Google Granted Permission to Appeal in Vidal-Hall
  • High Court Rule That a 35 Year Period is a Lawful Amount of Time to Retain Child Protection Records

For more information on any of these items, or data privacy issues generally, please feel free to call any of the following individuals: