Blockchain and data protection: A report issued by the Law Society and Tech London Advocates & Global Tech Advocates highlights the extent of unknowns in a series of questions posed for the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.

  • What does “all means reasonably likely to be used” mean under Recital 26 of the General Data Protection Regulation

The UK’s Information Commissioner Office’s has issued a revised statement on the Schrems II.

“Further work is underway by the European Commission and EDPB to provide more comprehensive guidance on extra measures you may need to take. In the meantime you should take stock of the international transfers you make and react promptly as guidance

The UK Information Commissioners’ Office says government can use personal data from mobile phones to track/fight COVID-19.

“The UK’s privacy watchdog has said the government can legally use personal data from people’s mobile phones to track and monitor behavior if it helps fight the spread of coronavirus.”

“It emerged that the government was in talks

The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office has provided it’s guidance on COVID-19 and data privacy.

  • Public health messages are not direct marketing.
  • It’s about being proportionate – if some data processing feels excessive, then it probably is.
  • The ICO is a reasonable and pragmatic regulator… Regarding compliance with data protection, it will take into account

The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office has issued for public consultation a  draft guidance on the Right of Access under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Read my detailed analysis for key takeaways on how to handle the access request, and how to structure your systems to ensure that one does not fall between the