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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


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


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


ICO guidance on data protection and social networking
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2013

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published guidance on when it considers that the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) will apply to the


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


Cloud computing: practical guidance from the Information Commissioner's Office
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2012

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recently published practical guidance on the use of cloud computing for businesses


90,000 reasons to consider ongoing data protection training as critical
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • June 7 2012

The United Kingdom Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a £90,000 penalty notice to Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust for sending faxes containing patient information to an unauthorised fax number


UK Court rules that computer program functionality is not protected by copyright
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2013

On 25 January, Mr Justice Arnold handed down his decision in SAS Institute Inc. v World Programming Limited 2013 EWHC 69 (Ch), following the Court


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


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