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 by the CNIL

Germany

  • Conference of Data Protection Commissioners Releases Interpretation Guidelines for GDPR
  • Data Protection Authorities Release Paper on Data Processing for Marketing Purposes
  • Schleswig-Holstein Data Protection Commissioner Presents Activity Report for 2015 and 2016
  • German Federal Labour Court Considers Employee Monitoring Unlawful and Information Gained from Monitoring Inadmissible at Court

UK

  • Employees Warned About Illegally Sharing Other People’s Personal Information
  • ICO Fines Price Comparison Website for Ignoring Customers’ Marketing Email Opt-outs
  • New Information Commissioner Publishes First Annual Report

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

Annette Demmel (Germany)

Caroline Egan (Birmingham)

Francesca Fellowes (Leeds)

Stephanie Faber (France)