Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 1 December

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cyber Security team. This week’s alert covers news from the UK, the EU and Ireland.

UK

  • Call for Evidence on Review of ICO Functions
  • Information Commissioner’s Response to Ministry of Justice Review
  • New Bill Provides for Retention of Communications Data
  • New Guidance for the Credit Industry on Working with Customers with Mental Health Issues
  • ICO Blog Post on Rebuilt ICO Website

EU

  • Article 29 Working Party Right to be Forgotten Guidelines
  • EU Pressure on Google to Split Search Engine Business
  • EDPS Guidelines on the Interaction Between Financial Regulation and Data Protection

Ireland

  • First Successful Prosecution for Failure to Register with Commissioner

For more information on any of these items, or data privacy issues generally, please feel free to call Mark Gleeson (London)