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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


New consultation on CCTV code
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2011

The Home Office has launched a consultation on how to regulate the use of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) and Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology


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