Monthly Archives: July 2020

The Schrems II Judgement

On 16th July 2020 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered the landmark judgment in Case C‑311/18 Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland Ltd., and Maximillian Schrems, also known as “Schrems II”. This case will have a … Continue reading

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First Online FOI Practitioner Certificate Fully Booked! New Dates Added

Act Now is pleased to announce that the recently launched online FOI Practitioner Certificate course is fully booked. Delegates from a wide rage of organisations, including the NHS and local government, have booked on the first course which starts in August. … Continue reading

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Recovering Personal Data After Inadvertent Disclosure: The Injunction Route

Even with the best data protection training and awareness programme, mistakes can and do happen when organisations process personal data of a sensitive nature. Personal data can be lost or simply sent to the wrong person. Two recent Hight Court … Continue reading

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Data Protection Laws Around the World

Data Protection is going global! 1st of July 2020 is a key date in the development of data protection law around the world. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) became fully enforceable on this date following a six month grace period. The Act regulates the processing of … Continue reading

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The New Dubai (DIFC) Data Protection Law

1st of July 2020 is a key date in the development of global data protection law. The  California Consumer Privacy Act  (CCPA)  became fully enforceable on this date following a six month grace period.  The Act regulates the processing of California consumers’ … Continue reading

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The Return to Work and Data Protection

Written by Emma Garland. Along with pubs, restaurants and places of worship, many businesses have now re-opened after the lockdown and are requiring their staff to return to work. There has been a lot of guidance about how the physical … Continue reading

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Data Protection Officers and Conflicts of Interest

In May 2018, with the implementation of GDPR, some senior managers (and many junior ones) found themselves thrown into the then unknown statutory role of Data Protection Officer (“DPO”). Two years on, some now have a better understanding of their … Continue reading

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Act Now Launches Online FOI Practitioner Certificate

Act Now is pleased to announce the launch of its new online FOI Practitioner Certificate. This new course has been designed to mirror our classroom based course that was running successfully throughout the country before the Coronavirus lockdown. Delegates will benefit from the same fantastic features in a live online learning environment. Class sizes … Continue reading

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