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French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) fines Google and Amazon 135 million euros for alleged cookie violations

On 10th December 2020 the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) announced that it was fining Google LLC €60 million, Google Ireland Limited €40 million and Amazon Europe Core €35 million. They found that, under the French cookie rules...

Clayden Law acts for Weavr in raising $4 million in seed funding

We're delighted to have acted for embedded banking startup Weavr in their raising $4 million in seed funding. First published in Fixetra on 25th November: ...

CIPL Recommendations for International Transfers Post-Schrems II

Back in July we wrote about the EU Court of Justice’s decision that one of the main methods for compliantly transferring personal data outside of the EEA to the US, commonly known as the “Privacy Shield” was no longer valid (due to the...

British Airways receives £20million fine from ICO for security breach

On 16th October 2020 the UK Information Commissioner’s Office announced that British Airways was to pay £20,000,000 for GDPR violations. This was a significant decrease (90%) of the originally proposed fine of £183,390,000 announced in...

Clarification: The concepts of controller and processor in GDPR

While it can feel that the GDPR is now sufficiently embedded in the way we all work, those working with data will know that the terms within it continue to sometimes less than clear cut. On 7th September 2020 the European Data Protection Board published some...

Piers Clayden ranked as Information Technology expert

We're pleased that Piers Clayden has been named as a leading expert in the field of Information Technology (Thames Valley) in the latest Chambers & Partners directory. He is reported as: Piers Clayden  is well versed in the negotiation of...

Clayden Law ranked in Legal 500 directory for IT & telecoms

We are delighted to have been ranked in Legal 500, as a Firm, for our expertise in IT & Telecoms work in the South East. You can read the full rankings here:  https://www.legal500.com/c/south-east/tmt-technology-media-and-telecoms/it-and-telecoms/ ...

Schrems II: Privacy Shield invalidated - time to look at Data Export Mechanisms again

Last Thursday, the EU’s Court of Justice, declared that one of the main methods for compliantly transferring personal data outside of the EEA to the US, commonly known as the “Privacy Shield” was no longer valid (due to the lack of...

Covid-19 Data Protection update

Here is a round-up of recent activity from data protection bodies, governments and other organisations in the EU and UK in relation to data protection issues in the COVID-19 pandemic. ICO statement on its regulatory approach during the pandemic The ICO...

Data protection and working from home

If, like us, staff in your business are working from home for the foreseeable future, your business is probably too busy dealing with immediate financial and resourcing concerns to be thinking much about data protection compliance right now. Unfortunately,...
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