Category Archives: GDPR

Decision: Facebook Fan Page Users 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 The case concerned the definition of data controller under the now repealed Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC [1] and in … Continue reading

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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

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GDPR Handbook: 2nd Edition Launched – Pre Order Now!

Act Now Training is pleased to announce the launch of the second edition of the GDPR handbook. We sold over 1500 copies of the 1st Edition which was published in October 2017. The revised handbook is designed for data protection practitioners … Continue reading

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The Data Protection Act 2018: A Summary

The much-publicised Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) came into force last week (25thMay 2018), alongside the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). I recently wrote a blog post explaining the aims of the new Act and busting some of the myths. … Continue reading

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The New UK Data Protection Regime

A new dawn broke today for the UK’s data protection regime. The Data Protection Act 1998 is no more. The Data Protection Act 2018came into force today, alongside the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We have been hearing about GDPR but … Continue reading

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The blind leading the blind

My brother in law’s a dispensing optician. He’s received GDPR advice recently from a professional body to which he belongs which says a few things. My brother in law is not an expert and this is what he thinks it … Continue reading

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