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White Paper – 2020 Global Legislative Predictions

Chronicle of Data Protection

What is the Future of UK Data Protection?

HM Government

UK outlines plans for data adequacy EU negotiations

UK Government

UK outlines framework for adequacy discussions

The Guardian

UK may lose access to EU data after a series of scandals

The Guardian

UK broke the law cooperating with US over two alleged Isis killers

11KBW Panopticon Blog

Supreme court ruling on international data transfers


Statement: Insolvency practitioners are to be responsible when dealing with personal data


Statement on data protection and Brexit implementation – what you need to do

Express & Star

Staffordshire Police accused of making secret requests to NHS over mental health of complainants

11KBW Panopticon Blog

Section 166 DPA18 complaint

The Times

Police in Scotland agree to share data on dangerous offenders

The Guardian

NHS medical records accessed by drugs companies

The Guardian

Met Police remove hundreds of names from gangs matrix

European Commission

Jourová, Reynders release joint statement ahead of Data Privacy Day

Herbert Smith Freehills

Japan grants UK adequacy status post-Brexit


ICO statement on Metropolitan Police Service facial recognition announcement


ICO Statement about COVID-19 and mobile phone tracking


ICO publish Code of Practice to protect children’s privacy online


ICO launches consultation on draft direct marketing code of practice

UK Government

ICO and SCC issue updated DPIA guidelines for surveillance cameras

The Register

Government not currently planning to share UK patient data


Google set to downgrade UK users privacy protections

Pincent Masons

GDPR accountability principle integral to UK direct marketing code

European Commission

FAQs on the UK's withdrawal from the EU


Data Protection Day 2020


Data protection and coronavirus


COVID-19 response and data protection law in the EU and US

COVID-19 Round-up

COVID-19 privacy news

Open Rights Group

COVID-19 impact our privacy but not our right to know


COVID-19 and data protection information for community groups

Infosecurity Magazine

9 in 10 data breach incidents in UK caused by human error

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