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The ICO’s Age Appropriate Design Code: is your organisation in scope?

The ICO’s Age Appropriate Design Code: is your organisation in scope?

On 2 September 2021, the ICO’s Age Appropriate Design Code for Online Services (the “Code”) came into force. Elizabeth Denham, the Information Commiss ...

Data And Cyber Bulletin - August 2021

Data And Cyber Bulletin - August 2021

Welcome to the August edition of our Data And Cyber Bulletin.

Accidental data breaches: compensation claims and courts

Accidental data breaches: compensation claims and courts

Ben Hamer discusses compensation claims developments and strategy, providing helpful guidance on transfers to the County Court and allocation to the s ...

Amazon’s Luxembourgian Lead Gamble

Amazon’s Luxembourgian Lead Gamble

Amazon.com Inc is facing the largest GDPR fine issued since the Regulation came into force in 2018, after its lead supervisory authority in Luxembourg ...

Warren v DSG: strike-out success

Warren v DSG: strike-out success

The High Court has handed down judgment in Warren v DSG Retail Ltd [2021] EWHC 2168 (QB) providing much needed clarity on claims against data controll ...

Have you paid the price? Beware of ransomware

Have you paid the price? Beware of ransomware

Ransomware is recognised by many as one of the top current threats in cybersecurity. Of particular note is the August 2021 report by Accenture which r ...

Spanish DPA sets a new standard in GDPR enforcement with record fines

Spanish DPA sets a new standard in GDPR enforcement with record fines

It has been over three years since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) on 25 May 2018. Since coming into force, it has ...

Chambers Squares Up to Persons Unknown

Chambers Squares Up to Persons Unknown

For those of us specialising in cyber law, we are used to guiding clients through the most challenging times when their businesses have been hit by a ...

Sector Focus: Public Transport

Sector Focus: Public Transport

Following on from our focus on the food manufacturing and education sectors, an additional sector which has recently fallen victim to the increasing w ...

Have REvil run to the hills? What does this mean for its victims?

Have REvil run to the hills? What does this mean for its victims?

As the USA prepared for a long-awaited 4th July weekend, news began to trickle through about a major incident involving the Kaseya VSA solution. Kasey ...