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Privacy vs. security: will data legislators keep cool heads post-Paris?

European Union, United Kingdom - December 1 2015 Following the recent horrific terror attacks in Paris, it is human nature to want law-makers to take all possible measures to protect us. But at the…

Emma Burnett, Rhianna Kinchin, Ian Stevens, Chris Watson

The Art. 29 Working Party issues a statement on the ECJ Safe Harbour decision. What's next now?

European Union - October 21 2015 Following the landmark ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "ECJ") on 6 October 2015 in the Maximilian Schrems v Data Protection…

Angelika Dimitrova, Márton Domokos, Tomáš Matejovský, Nevena Radlova, Jakub Tomšej

Digital content provisions in the Consumer Rights Act 2015

United Kingdom - October 15 2015 The main provisions of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (“CRA”) are now in force as of 1 October 2015 and they bring with them a key change to the supply…

Rhianna Kinchin, Poonam Majithia, Tom Scourfield

CJEU declares that national data protection legislation may apply to foreign companies with activities in that Member State

European Union - October 14 2015 The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) has ruled in the case of Weltimmo s.r.o v Nemzeti Adatvédelmi és Információszabadság Hatóság…

Emma Burnett

High Court refuses to order compliance with subject access requests where it would not be reasonable or proportionate to do so

United Kingdom - September 8 2015 Dealing with subject access requests under the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "DPA") is becoming increasingly onerous for many organisations…

Emma Burnett