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Ransomware - why paying up earns no credit with the UK's Data Protection Authority and others

United Kingdom - August 22 2022 In a joint letter this summer, the UK’s data protection regulator (the ICO) and the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (the NCSC) sought to convey…

Anna Blest, Kate Brimsted, Jack Dunn

CNIL issues guidance on online age verification

France - August 5 2022 Websites that distribute content not intended for minors usually request that visitors confirm they are over 18 through a simple click. The…

Pierre-Emmanuel Froge

UK-Outbound Data Flows: Standard Contracts Published and Enter Final Approval Phase

European Union, United Kingdom - February 1 2022 On 28 January 2022 (Data Protection Day), the UK’s International Data Transfer Agreement (“IDTA”) and International Data Transfer Addendum to the…

Christian M. Auty, Kate Brimsted, Jack Dunn, Tom Evans, Amy de La Lama, Dominik Weiss

BCLP Global Data Privacy FAQs: What counts as a “transfer” of data under the EU GDPR? New draft EU Guidelines released

European Union - December 2 2021 It is well known that the EU GDPR (specifically, Chapter V) restricts transfers of personal data from the EU to a “third country” (i.e. A…

Christian M. Auty, Kate Brimsted, Jack Dunn, Tom Evans, Amy de La Lama, Dominik Weiss

UK launches consultation on international data transfers - a first glimpse of the “UK SCCs”

European Union, United Kingdom - August 16 2021 On 11 August, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office launched a consultation paper on “International transfers under UK GDPR”. The documents…

Christian M. Auty, Kate Brimsted, Tom Evans, Amy de La Lama, Dominik Weiss