Monthly Archives: August 2018

ICO Refuses to Disclose GDPR Policy Document for Special Categories Data

In the months leading up to 25th May 2018, data controllers will have been working like Trojans to become GDPR compliant. Data Protection Officers may have been pulling their hair out at the length of their ‘to do lists’.  Not least, working out … Continue reading

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Facebook Fan page administrators need to be GDPR compliant

  By Susan Wolf In our previous blog we considered the recent, and much awaited, decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union  (CJEU) on the status of Facebook fan page users [1]. After protracted litigation in the German … Continue reading

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Decision: Facebook Fan Page Administrators are Data Controllers

By Susan Wolf On 5th June 2018 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered its long awaited Facebook fan page decision. The case concerned the definition of data controller under the now repealed Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC [1] and in … Continue reading

Posted in Data Protection, GDPR, Personal Data, Social media | 2 Comments

Act Now welcomes Susan Wolf to the team

Susan Wolf has over ten years experience teaching information rights practitioners on the LLM Information Rights Law & Practice at Northumbria University. She has also presented workshops on the FOIA, the EIR, and access to EU information in Germany, Czech … Continue reading

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The role of the Court of Justice of the European Union ( CJUE) post Brexit

By Susan Wolf In our previous Blog, we examined the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and explained that the GDPR, EIR and PECR will remain on the domestic statute book post Brexit. In other words they will continue to be … Continue reading

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The EU Withdrawal Act 2018: What does it mean for information rights practitioners?

By Susan Wolf Amidst all the media attention about the resignation of David Davis and Boris Johnson, and what type of deal (if any) the UK will end up with, uncertainty seems to be the current default setting in British … Continue reading

Posted in Article 50, Data Protection, EU DP Regulation, EU Withdrawal, GDPR | 2 Comments