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iPhone users, the Data Protection Act and UK Class Actions

A recent case concerning Google’s use of cookies has had important implications for the development of UK class actions in privacy cases. This case will be of particular importance to those whose work involves processing and retaining clients’...

Piers Clayden ranked as Information Technology expert

Clayden Law is pleased to report that Founder, Piers Clayden, has been recognised as a leader in the field of Information Technology law, within the Thames Valley, in the world-respected Chambers & Partners Guide.  Piers is reported as being: ...

No-deal Brexit: data protection consequences for UK businesses - Part 2

This article continues to look at how UK businesses will be affected by changes in data protection law arising from a no-deal Brexit.   How can we comply with both EU and UK data protection law post-Brexit? Complying with the dual legal regime...

No-deal Brexit: data protection consequences for UK businesses - Part 1

This article looks at how UK businesses will be affected by changes in data protection law arising from a no-deal Brexit.   UK becomes a ‘third country’ The headline point is that once we’re out without a deal, the UK becomes a...

NEED TO KNOW: What should I find in terms and conditions?

When you start up, the sheer volume of paperwork you have to deal with can seem daunting. If you’re trying to navigate the contracts that people send you, here’s some basic information about the things that you might find... If the contract...

NEED TO KNOW: Firming up your processes - growth in startups

When we start a business, we all want to believe that we’ve got an amazing idea that’s going to grow rapidly, grab the attention of our customers and keep a roof over our heads. The reality is that startups often have to pivot. Even lifestyle...

Greek Data Protection Authority fines PWC 150,000 Euro for GDPR breaches in connection with its processing of employee data

The management of employee, job applicant and staff data, under the GDPR, is a complex subject. Back in July 2018 we wrote about the subject with employment law specialists mpmlegal , to provide guidance on the ways ‘consent isn’t...

Changes to Civil Procedure Rules - privacy and data protection claims

The Ministry of Justice has announced changes, coming in on 1st October 2019, to the Civil Procedure Rules. These relate to the rights of data subjects to claim damages for breaches of data protection and privacy legislation.  Rather than only applying...

Adtech and the challenges it poses for data processing

Many people unfamiliar with the concepts of adtech, or programmatic advertising, will nevertheless experience it online firsthand daily.    Adtech is a collective term. It refers to digital tools that deliver targeted advertising to consumers...

IoT regulations: potential Government changes must strike a fine balance

The Government is setting out proposals to strengthen regulations around the Internet of Things (IoT), but there is a fine balance to be struck between protecting consumers and inhibiting innovation. Proposed regulations may force strong cyber security to...
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