November 28, 2018

As readers will no doubt be aware, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has applied from 25 May 2018.  Six months on, Daradjeet Jagpal carries out an initial appraisal of four key aspects of the GDPR and provides his thoughts on what lies ahead.

1. Transparency


June 21, 2017

In the Queen’s Speech today, the Queen confirmed the intention of the UK Government to issue a Data Protection Bill to give effect to the new EU General Data Protection Regulation in UK law and to give the UK a “data protection regime that is fit for the 21st century”.


January 9, 2017

Organisations are now fully staffed for the first time in almost a month.  While most people will be prioritising the unread items in their e-mail inbox and preparing a fresh “to do” list, priority should also be given to Data Protection, especially with the coming int...

November 2, 2016

The Government has confirmed that it will implement the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation), which will come into force on 25 May 2018.  Organisations must start taking steps towards compliance now to meet the higher data protection standards contained w...

October 10, 2016

The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) has issued a code of practice on privacy notices containing valuable guidance on how to comply with the fair processing requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”) when collecting personal data.  The code has been...

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