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Data protection: ICO issues new Code of Practice on Subject Access Requests
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2013

The ICO has issued its new Code of Practice on Dealing with Subject Access Requests (the "Code") the Code can be found HERE. Much of the content


Draft Consumer Rights Bill: introduced into Parliament
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2014

We have previously reported on the proposed Consumer Rights Bill (the Bill) which is intended to significantly reform consumer law in the UK


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


Cloud computing: new guidance for businesses
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • October 23 2012

With the use of cloud computing services becoming increasingly popular for businesses, the Information Commissioner's Office has published guidance to emphasise that the responsibility for the protection of personal data remains with the business, even if the personal data is passed to a cloud network provider


ICO updates its code of practice on CCTV and surveillance cameras
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2014

The ICO has published an updated Code of Practice for CCTV and surveillance cameras, which was last updated in 2008. The update reflects the


Data protection: government publishes new "bring your own device" guidance
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2014

The government has published a new set of Guidance Notes on "bring your own device" policies. It sets out the key security aspects that employers


Recent developments for the third quarter 2012
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, China, European Union, France, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Singapore, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 8 2013

This letter is from the Global Equity Services ("GES") group in San Francisco, Chicago and New York. Attorneys in the GES practice group work


Commencement of amendments to Freedom of Information Act and warning over inadvertent disclosure of hidden personal data
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • August 19 2013

In June 2013, the Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") announced that planned amendments to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 ("FOIA") made by


Government consults on level of monetary penalties for breach of Data Protection Act 1988
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2010

The UK Government has launched a consultation on the maximum penalties for serious breach of provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998


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