Towards the end of last month we gave an update on the Austrian data protection class action started by Max Schrems against Facebook in Austria. You can see that alert here which gives background on the litigation. As we said in October Mr Schrems appeared to be in the process of an appeal against the Vienna Read more »
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Under recently adopted EU legislation sectoral-type sanctions concerning Russia will continue for another six months, and, under other also recently adopted EU legislation, sanctions with specific regard to the Crimea will continue for another year. The EU has had in place a raft of sanctions concerning Russia with regard to its annexation of the Crimea, Read more »
The result of one of Europe’s most anxiously awaited data protection cases came out last week. We have previously reported on the action brought by Max Schrems in Austria against Facebook. Our previous alert with background on the case is here. What happened? On July 1, 2015, the Vienna Regional Court (Landesgericht) rejected the Schrems Read more »
Public confidence in how companies are handling data seems low. A recent survey carried out on behalf of the UK’s data protection regulator the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) shows that 85% of people are concerned about how their data is passed or sold to other organisations. The survey also shows 77% of people are concerned Read more »
In October 2014 the UK data protection regulator, the ICO, published a Code of Practice relating to the use of CCTV on corporate premises. We reported on it here. The ICO have spoken about the “wider privacy concerns” of the use of CCTV in the UK. Using CCTV on a company’s premises brings the Data Read more »
In this episode Eric and Jonathan look at a recent case in the US which could determine the liability ecommerce sites have for what takes place on their platform. In this case the user of a modelling site sought to sue the site after someone she met on the site caused her harm. How will Read more »
Cordery Lawyers André Bywater and Jonathan Armstrong will be speaking at a web-conference organized by the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE) on Tuesday 10 March 2015 at 18:00 GMT on the importance of doing thorough checks on business partners. Jonathan and André will be joined by Candice Tal. Candice is the CEO of Read more »
The EU have imposed a catalogue of sanctions on Russian individuals and businesses in response to the annexation of Crimea and the situation in Ukraine. New measures were imposed relating to this at the end of last month. From 20 December 2014 the Council of the European Union has “imposed substantial additional sanctions on investment, Read more »
Is the possible removal of the right to charge for Data Subject Access Requests more expensive than it sounds? Cordery lawyer, Gayle McFarlane, has written an article considering the changes to the Subject Access Request regime. Gayle looks at how the proposed changes may lead to more people asking for data about themselves. She discusses the Read more »