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UK data protection compliance: The journey in a new direction begins

UK data protection compliance: The journey in a new direction begins

On Friday 17th June 2022, the UK Government published its eagerly awaited response to the “Data: a new direction” consultation. As a reminder, the con ...

European Commission publishes a Q&A on Standard Contractual Clauses

European Commission publishes a Q&A on Standard Contractual Clauses

The European Commission published a Questions and Answers (“Q&A”) document on the Standard Contractual Clauses (“SCCs”) on 25 May 2022, coinciding ...

Schrems II releated enforcement actions continue to rise:  Google’s “risk-based approach” for data transfers violates GDPR

Schrems II releated enforcement actions continue to rise: Google’s “risk-based approach” for data transfers violates GDPR

On 22 April 2022, the Austrian Data Protection Authority (the “DSB”) issued its second decision regarding the legality of Google Analytics following a ...

Data And Cyber Bulletin - MAY 2022

Data And Cyber Bulletin - MAY 2022

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

Facial recognition: Clearview AI fined more than £7.5m by the ICO

Facial recognition: Clearview AI fined more than £7.5m by the ICO

On 23 May 2022, the UK’s Information Commissioner (the “ICO”) confirmed that it had concluded its investigation into the facial recognition company, C ...

EDPB adopts guidelines on the calculation of fines under the GDPR

EDPB adopts guidelines on the calculation of fines under the GDPR

On 16 May 2022, the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) announced adopted Guidelines which are set to create a consistent methodology for European ...

Cybersecurity of Smart Technologies – New Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill

Cybersecurity of Smart Technologies – New Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill

In the Queen’s Speech delivered on 10 May 2022 at the House of Commons by HRH The Prince of Wales, the Government announced the Product Security and T ...

The ICO launches an AI and data protection risk toolkit

The ICO launches an AI and data protection risk toolkit

Last week, the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) launched v1.0 of its AI and data protection risk toolkit (the “Toolkit”). The Toolkit forms p ...

Queen's Speech 2022 - Data Reform Bill

Queen's Speech 2022 - Data Reform Bill

In the Queen’s Speech delivered on 10 May 2022 at the House of Commons by HRH The Prince of Wales, the Government announced a new Data Reform Bill. Th ...

2022 Cyber Security Breaches Survey vs ICO Incident Data: what can we learn from the statistics?

2022 Cyber Security Breaches Survey vs ICO Incident Data: what can we learn from the statistics?

On 30 March 2022, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport published its annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey (the “Survey”) – UK’s offic ...