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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


E-mail on back-up server deemed to be held for freedom of information purposes
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2012

In an appeal from the Information Commission's decision, the First-Tier Tribunal General Regulatory Chamber on Information Rights has decided that the Information Commissioner was wrong to conclude on a balance of probabilities that the University of East Anglia no longer had a copy of an e-mail requested by the appellant


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


Extension of compulsory audit powers required to enhance data protection
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2012

In a speech at the 10th annual data protection conference in October, Christopher Graham (the Information Commissioner) urged that the Information Commissioner's Office (the ICO) receives new powers to conduct compulsory data protection audits


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


CJEU sanctions the "sale" of second-hand software
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union
  • July 6 2012

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") issued a judgment on 3 July 2012 which legitimises the "sale" of second-hand computer programs


High Court provides guidance on online marketing issues
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2011

In the case of Playup Interactive Entertainment (UK) Pty Ltd v Givemefootball Ltd 2011 EWHC 1980 (Comm), the owner of a football website entered into a contract to send marketing e-mails and SMS communications on behalf of a sponsor (the claimant) to recipients who had opted-in to the service


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