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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


Hyatt Hotels and Resorts Business to transfer personal information outside of EEA under binding corporate rules authorised under the mutual recognition policy
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • November 23 2009

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has authorised the Hyatt Hotels and Resorts Business to transfer personal information to companies within its multi-national group which operate outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) in accordance with its Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs


High Court rules on the BBC's disclosure obligations under the Freedom of Information Act
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2009

On 2 October 2009 the High Court of England and Wales decided two closely connected cases on the BBC's obligation to provide information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act


Results of consultation on online privacy code published
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2010

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published the results of the online consultation on the new draft code of practice which will provide a practical and common sense approach to protecting individuals' privacy online


European Commission refers UK to ECJ over privacy and personal data protection
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 6 2011

The European Commission (Commission) has decided to refer the UK to the EU's Court of Justice (ECJ) for not fully implementing rules on the confidentiality of electronic communications


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


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


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