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Irish Data Regulator fights back against "Big Tech"

Ireland - September 10 2021 On 2 September 2021 the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) fined WhatsApp €225 million for failing to comply with its data processing obligations…

Joseph Fitzgibbon.

The importance of UK businesses appointing an EU data protection representative

European Union, Netherlands, United Kingdom - June 16 2021 A recent fine of €525,000 by the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens (AP), the Dutch Data Protection Authority, has focused attention on one of the least…

New regime for the contractual rights of Third Parties in Scotland

United Kingdom - February 20 2018 Third party rights are conferred by contracting parties on a person who is not a party to the contract concerned. Such rights have long been…

Peter Alderdice, Sarah Leslie, Kirsteen Milne, Edwin Mustard, Christina Sinclair, Ann Stewart.

Morrisons data leak: First UK data leak class action

United Kingdom - December 7 2017 Workers have successfully brought a claim against Morrisons supermarket after their personal data was leaked online and sent to newspapers by a former…

Ashley McLean, Paul Carlyle.

Employer's Compliance Guide General Data Protection Regulation

United Kingdom - November 2 2017 The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect in the UK in May 2018 and will cause fundamental changes to the UK's data…

Paul Carlyle, Elouisa Crichton, Neil Maclean, Katie Russell.