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Information Commissioner's Office data sharing code of practice consultation: draft code on lawful and effective data sharing
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2010

On 7 October 2010, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) published a draft statutory Code of conduct for the sharing of personal data under its powers under Sections 52A and 52D of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA


ICO tells businesses their employees need to take responsibility for personal data
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2011

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has told businesses that their employees need "to take responsibility and ownership of tasks that involve handling personal data," and that employers should also take responsibility for their employee's awareness of the risks associated with handling personal data


Information Commissioner’s Office urges organisations to implement “bring your own device” policies
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2013

Following a data breach by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has urged organisations to include


High Court of England and Wales assesses issues of liability and damages in misuse of customer database
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2013

In a case concerning the misuse of a customer database, the High Court of England and Wales has assessed damages for breach of confidence


The UK ICO’s vision for the future
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

The United Kingdom Information Commissioner's Office (UK ICO), the UK regulator of information rights, has issued a consultation document to get


UK data anonymisation code
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2013

The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published a code of practice on managing data protection risks related to data anonymisation (the


Court of Appeal confirms High Court decision and finds no copyright infringement in software with same functionality
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

In SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Ltd 2013 EWCA Civ 1482 (21 November 2013), the Court of Appeal of England and Wales upheld the High


Information Commissioner’s Office publishes report on enforcement of new cookie rules
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • January 9 2013

Six months after the entry into force of amendments to the EPrivacy and Electronic Communications Directive 200258 EC (the Directive), the Information


Privacy scofflaws beware: increasing fines in the United Kingdom and Europe
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 28 2012

The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office is committed to enforcing the Data Protection Act 1998 and has the right to impose fines of up to £500,000 for serious breaches


Information Commissioner’s Office publishes guidance on deletion of personal data
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2012

As part of a series of guidance, the Information Commissioner’s Office has published new guidance on deleting personal information under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and how organisations and businesses can comply with the fifth data protection principle as set out in the DPA