Information Technology

 

Information Technology

Who owns the copyright when your employees create the software?

Q: If the software is created by an employee, outside of normal working hours, are they entitled to the copyright in that software? A: This might be true in some cases but in the majority of cases, unless this has been explicitly agreed, it will belong...

2.7 million spam text messages sent during the pandemic - latest major ICO fines

Two companies have been fined £330,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for sending nuisance text messages during the COVID-19 pandemic.    West Sussex-based Leads Works Limited was fined £250,000 for sending over...

Standard contractual clauses for Article 28 Data Processing Agreements set out by the European Commission

The European Commission has adopted draft standard contractual clauses to be used between controllers and processors in the EEA .  These standard contractual clauses are designed to help organisations that rely on third-parties in the EEA to...

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: ...

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for compliantly transferring personal data outside of the EEA to the US, commonly known as the “Privacy Shield” was no longer valid (due to the lack of...

Clayden Law joins STEM Advisors Hub

We're delighted to have joined the STEM Advisors Hub.  A network of business advisers who specialise in one or more of the STEM sectors (science, technology, engineering, maths, medical, manufacturing) this new Oxford-based network has been...

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’...

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...

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...
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