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GDPR & Data Protection News and Updates, October

In this weeks research note we have articles covering a broad range of topics including data sharing with the UK after Brexit, claiming compensation after a breach, new matrix for assessing fines in Germany, introduction of new DP Law in Cayman Islands, new guidance on cookies, lawful basis for processing and the rights of data

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GDPR & Data Protection News and Updates

In this week’s research note we have articles covering a broad range of topics including insurance against fines, Brexit, Cookies and Right to Be forgotten: Of particular interest to our clients might be the article on insurability against GDPR fines. Cyber Security Insurance is relatively new and it is important that if you are considering

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GDPR & Data Protection News

Review of private WhatsApp messages on work mobile phone deemed unlawful In June 2017 a Swiss-based company (the employer) dismissed an employee with immediate effect on the grounds that she had made wrongful use of her work mobile phone by installing WhatsApp and using it for private purposes, thereby infringing the employer’s terms of employment.

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HR data: the GDPR and beyond The article focuses upon HR data and provides some suggestions as to what employers can/should be doing over the next twelve months. 1. Audit and analysis One of the key steps in preparing for the GDPR coming into force was carrying out an audit and analysing the data processed

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GDPR / Data Protection news

1.    SCHREMS 2.0 – the demise of Standard Contractual Clauses and Privacy Shield? On July 9th, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) – heard a case concerning the validity of two key data transfer mechanisms: Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) and Privacy Shield – mechanisms widely used by businesses within the European Economic

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GDPR & Data Protection Updates

Articles: 4 1.  Stephenson Harwood LLP – Data Protection update – June 2019  A monthly update covering key developments in data protection law.  (selected issues) Employer’s review of employee emails need not infringe an employee’s privacy rights In the case of Argus Media Ltd v Halim the court held that a reasonable and proportionate review of an

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GDPR / Data Protection Updates from around Europe

No. Of Articles – 7 1. Data security and breach notification in Canada Provides an overview of obligations to report security breaches in Canada. Appears similar to GDPR Organisations are required to notify affected individuals with respect to any breaches of security safeguards that are likely to result in significant direct harm to such individuals.

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GDPR & Data Protection updates

Number of Articles – 4 1.  Decisions taken by AI: The ICO and ATI have been consulting with the public and industry with a view to drafting practical guidance for businesses on how to explain their AI   decisions (‘Project ExplAIn’). The interim report says that the content of AI explanations will depend on   context –

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