Welcome to the Winter edition of the Freeths Data Protection Update. In this edition we report on the long-awaited Supreme Court judgment in Lloyd v Google and the implications for group data breach claims, consider potential changes to the UK regulatory regime, as well as looking at whether the widely-reported case relating to Ring doorbells […]
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 […]
As customers start to return to the High Street, retailers are looking at new and exciting ways in which to enhance their customers’ in-store experiences and to get the most from their processing of the potentially rich seam of customer personal data they can collect. The UK market is beginning to see a range of […]
UK retailers are breathing a sigh of relief, as the EU Commission finally adopted the data transfer adequacy decision in favour of the UK. This is important news for any UK retailers that receives personal data from the EU. The EU’s decision means that personal data may continue to flow freely between the EU and […]
Welcome to the Summer edition of the Freeths Data Protection Update. In this edition we report on the adoption of new EU Standard Contractual Clauses, wait with bated breath for the UK’s adequacy decision from the EU, take a look at some of the recent fines issued by the ICO, consider the Children’s Code and […]
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 […]
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 […]
The EU has published a draft adequacy decision in the UK’s favour, boosting the confidence of UK-based organisations that they may continue to receive the free-flow of personal data from parties in the EU. For background, the EU GDPR does not permit transfers of personal data from the EEA to third countries without certain safeguards […]
Over the next couple of months, Apple will be introducing some significant changes to its App Store that will affect its app developers, namely that: It will be revamping its commission structure by slashing its commission rates for its smaller app developers (to encourage smaller businesses in a time of “unprecedented global economic challenge”); and […]
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