Tag Archives: Data protection

Website cookies crumble as they fail to meet legislation

Collyer Bristow warns that, following the closure of businesses during the current and past lockdowns and increasing reliance on online operations, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is placing a greater focus on website cookies and their compliance. Cookies are small …

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Now is the time to review your data protection policies

The end of the Brexit transition period and a recent decision of the European Court of Justice means that your business may need to make urgent changes to your data protection policies and procedures regarding the sharing of personal data. …

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Don’t let your cookie compliance crumble

Although a whole year has now passed since the UK’s privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), published updated guidance on the use of cookies, a significant number of websites targeting UK users remain non-compliant with the latest legislation and …

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WM Morrisons Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants – Supreme Court hands down decision

The Supreme Court has handed down its Judgment in this high profile case in which Morrisons appealed previous findings of vicarious liability for a malicious data breach carried out by an ex-employee. The appeal also concerned whether the Data Protection …

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British Airways facing record GDPR fine

The fine represents 1.5% of its 2017 worldwide turnover, and whilst below the maximin possible 4% fines represents the largest single fine handed down by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Patrick Wheeler, Partner and Head of Intellectual Property and Data …

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