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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 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


The General Data Protection Regulation - the biggest shake up in 20 years
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 19 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), widely considered the biggest shakeup in data protection legislation for 20 years, takes effect from 25


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


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


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


Hyatt Hotels and Resorts Business to transfer personal information outside of EEA under binding corporate rules authorised under the mutual recognition policy
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • November 23 2009

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has authorised the Hyatt Hotels and Resorts Business to transfer personal information to companies within its multi-national group which operate outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) in accordance with its Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs


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


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