Monthly Archives: December 2015

The New EU Data Protection Regulation: Key Points

The future of Data Protection throughout the EU has now been decided. The text of the new EU Data Protection Regulation has been finalised. This will be formally adopted by the European Parliament and Council at the beginning of 2016. … Continue reading

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We don’t hold your data! (well… not for long anyway).

                Dear Sir or Madam: I recently received a mailing from you. I’d like you to send me a copy of the personal data you hold on me. I am particularly interested in … Continue reading

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The Investigatory Powers Bill: Implications for Local Authorities

                      The government’s controversial Draft Investigatory Powers Bill was published in early November. Amongst other things, the Bill: Requires web and phone companies to store records of websites visited by … Continue reading

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