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Australian Privacy Principles Guidelines released

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Australia
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  • April 8 2015

On 1 April 2015 the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) released revised guidelines on the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs

Data protection and distress: claims set to increase as Court of Appeal rules compensation available for claimants who have only suffered "moral damage"

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 2 2015

The Data Protection Act 1998 allows data subjects to claim compensation for breaches of the Act that cause distress, but only where the breach ‘also’

International data protection enforcement bulletin January 2015

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  • Australia, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
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  • January 30 2015

The individual was employed by the Department of Defence ("Defence"), and lodged a compensation claim as a result of an injury. Defence sought the

Cloud computing and privacy series: a legal perspective on data anonymisation (part 4 of 6)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union
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  • December 8 2014

This fourth article of our cloud computing and privacy series addresses the topic of anonymisation and pseudonymisation of data in the cloud

Big Data & the UK automotive sector

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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 19 2013

Overview New Big Data research technologies and data analytic tools introduce a revolution in the way people do business and provide management with

Cloud computing and privacy series: legal issues related to sensitive (health) data (part 6 of 6)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union
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  • December 22 2014

This sixth and final article of our cloud computing and privacy series (links to our previous articles below) discusses the legal issues related to

BYOD security risks and policy solutions

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 5 2013

The popularity of personal smartphones and tablets continues to affect the workplace. Employees increasingly want to use their own devices at work

Cloud computing and privacy series: the data protection legal framework (part 2 of 6)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union
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  • November 24 2014

In this second article of our cloud computing and privacy series, we consider the general data protection legal framework that applies to cloud

Cloud computing and privacy series: security requirements and guidance (part 3 of 6)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union
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  • December 1 2014

The issues related to confidentiality and security play an important role in data protection. This is even more so when considering an information

British pregnancy advice service fined £200,000 by ICO for data breach

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 17 2014

The ICO has issued the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) with a fine for £200,000 after a malicious hacker gained access to the personal data