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Welcome to the Spring edition of the Freeths Data Protection Update. In this edition we discuss the current crisis in Ukraine, and its implications on cybersecurity risk to organisations and companies operating internationally. We will also consider how the UK’s new data transfer agreements apply to your international data transfers, the crackdown on cookie notices […]

DCMS announces new Data Protection Measures The UK Government has launched a package of data protection measures with the intention of reforming the UK’s approach to data protection in a post-Brexit world. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport (“DCMS”) announced its new plans on 26 August 2021.  In making its announcement, it acknowledged the […]

Welcome to the Autumn edition of the Freeths Data Protection Update. In this edition we breathe a sigh of relief as the EU issues the UK adequacy decision, look at recent draft and published guidance from the ICO, and consider the rise in data claims. International transfers: The UK adequacy decision International transfers: The UK’s […]

          Freeths has been supporting The Face Recognition Company for a number of years, as they developed a commercial face recognition solution that takes account of the latest and most stringent guidance from regulators such as the ICO. That experience makes us ideally placed to talk about the challenges and opportunities […]

June is already proving to be an important month in the continuing development of data protection laws as applied to the transfer of personal data from territories that, in GDPR terms, have “adequate” data protection laws and the steps that the data controller needs to take, where the personal data it controls may pass into […]

A lot is happening in the world of data processing, which we feel you should be informed about. Therefore, we are running a one hour webinar for in-house lawyers on: Update on International Transfers Compliance – Post Brexit Your business continues to rely on data. So, what is the impact to you on data transfers […]

The rapid, widespread adoption of new technologies in reaction to the pandemic has left businesses wide open to cyber threats. Cyber attackers seek vulnerabilities in poorly implemented/flawed technologies or insecure third parties as a way to access business critical information. In order to safeguard, businesses must understand their threat profile, the effectiveness of their controls […]

Using Survey Monkey, Mailchimp or other cloud services in your business? The data transfers that you make may well be compromising your GDPR compliance The United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and the powers this legislation provides to the US intelligence service and the FBI, is a problematic issue in the world of data […]

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