Data protection Insights

Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.

Is your smart meter spying on you?

Is there a risk of smart meters being used to gather digital data that could fall in to the wrong hands? Simon Colvin assesses the threat.

Simon Colvin
Simon Colvin Partner

Public sector case law update

With numerous important judgements passed recently, we have summarised recent cases with links provided to the full judgments and our legal updates…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

Big Data means big challenges – and opportunities

The era of Big Data means insurers must balance the benefits with increasing responsibility. The burden of responsibility will undoubtedly increase…

Sean Crotty
Sean Crotty Partner

Employers vicariously liable for data breach

Employers could be vicariously liable for misusing employee’s data even if they had done all they reasonably could to prevent it.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

GDPR: what to do when a data breach occurs

The General Data Protection Regulation will introduce strict new reporting and record-keeping requirements in relation to data breaches.

GDPR: Can we still rely on employee consent to process data?

The implementation date for the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is beginning to loom large on the horizon (25 May 2018).

The NIS Directive and the potential for European Member State cooperation

Imagine a massive cyber attack shutting down your fridge-freezer, immobilising your car and switching off your central heating.

Mark Surguy
Mark Surguy Partner

Data Protection Update

The implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 will bring changes.

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