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BYOD security risks and policy solutions

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Covert surveillance of employee

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 23 2013

In Swansea v Gayle, the EAT were asked to consider the issue of an employee's right to privacy under the European Convention on Human Rights ("the

Reduction of damages awarded for unpermitted use of client data: a direct consequence of the victim's insufficient security measures

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • July 5 2013

In this case, a French e-commerce operator noticed that its client list, containing the email addresses of 4.7 million clients and prospects, was

Protective monitoring and privacy law: guidance formultinational organisations

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Global
  • -
  • June 27 2013

The protective monitoring of employee activities in the workplace is now recognised as a core security requirement for many multinational

Confidentiality and your employees: who holds the trump card?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 5 2013

The rights and restrictions relating to the use of information tend to pass us by in day-to-day life. We generally do not dwell on whether repeating

Singapore’s new Personal Data Protection Act impact on employers

  • ATMD Bird & Bird LLP
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  • Singapore
  • -
  • November 8 2012

Singapore’s newly passed Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA) is expected to be enacted in early 2013 and be implemented in about mid-2014, giving organizations above 18 months to get ready to comply with the PDPA

Sex, lies and employees: pornography in the workplace

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • December 7 2011

Under French law, employers must tolerate employees' reasonable personal use of IT systems

New data protection regulations proposed

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • June 3 2011

Since 1 September 2009 protection of employee personal data has been regulated by Section 32 of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG

Transfer of confidential information and repudiatory breaches of contract

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 3 2011

In Brandeaux Advisers (UK) Ltd and others v Chadwick the High Court has held that an employee was in fundamental breach of contract when she sent large amounts of her employer's confidential information to her private e-mail address

Key national data protection developments in 2010

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • December 22 2010

The 2009 "data protection scandals" (involving inter alia Deutsche Bahn's mass screening of 230,000 employees) were one of the main reasons for last year's amendments to the Federal German Data Protection Act (GDPA