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Frequently asked questions on the Advocate General's opinion on the US-EU Safe Harbor program
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, USA
  • September 25 2015

The Advocate General for the European Court of Justice has just issued a much anticipated, non-binding opinion regarding the EUUS Safe Harbor


Amended EU rules on personal data breach notification take effect
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union
  • October 14 2013

European Commission Regulation 6112013 on the measures applicable to the notification of personal data breaches under the E-Privacy Directive


ICO publishes guidance on direct marketing
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2013

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has published new guidance on direct marketing, explaining how the activity in its various forms is


Government consults on the introduction of custodial sentences for offences committed under section 55 of the Data Protection Act 1998
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • January 4 2010

It is an offence for a person knowingly or recklessly to (a) obtain or disclose personal data or the information contained in personal data; or (b) procure the disclosure to another person of the information contained in the personal data, without the consent of the data controller (a section 55 offence


ICO publishes guide to privacy and electronic communications
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • December 6 2011

On 7 September 2011, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) published guidance in relation to the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (SI 24262003) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations (SI 20111208) (the Guide


UK government issues tender for G-Cloud computing services
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2012

The UK Government Procurement Service has issued an Invitation To Tender for a six month pilot framework agreement which will enable government departments and other public sector bodies to order cloud computing services via a government app store


Updated guidance on use of cookies from ICO
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2012

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has updated its "Guidance on the rules of the use of cookies and similar technologies" (the Guidance


Enforcement of the Privacy and E-Communications Regulations
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2011

Further to the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations that came into effect on 26 May 2011, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has provided information on how it will seek to enforce the Regulations


Fines imposed for unwanted marketing calls and messages
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2011

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced that the Information Commissioner's Office (the ICO) will have new powers to serve monetary penalties of up to £50,000 for serious incidents where businesses and organisations make unwanted marketing phone calls or send unwanted marketing e-mails to consumers


Guidance published by ICO in relation to information held in complaint files
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2012

The Information Commissioner's Office has issued guidance for organisations that hold complaint files and receive requests for access to personal information held in them