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Ministers from 14 EU countries, including the UK, have called for the removal of "unjustified barriers" to the movement of data across borders. 24 May 2016
A proposed new framework for facilitating the transfer of personal data between the EU and US has still to be endorsed by a data protection committee containing representatives from the national governments of EU countries. 20 May 2016
Businesses faced with the theft or unauthorised use of their confidential data have a suite of remedies available to them in the civil courts to recover that data or prevent its further use.
Section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO) is likely to come into force in Hong Kong soon. Here is how employers can prepare in advance to ensure that they comply.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in November 2012.
This guide is based on UK law. It was written and last reviewed in January 2010.
This guide was last updated on 24th November 2009 and concerns a new law for the European Union.
The APEC Privacy Framework has been put forward as a foundation on which to build a global privacy framework. The lack of detail in the Framework makes it a shaky foundation that risks creating national privacy laws and rules that would be inconsistent...
Figures revealing the number of times patients in England have stopped their doctors sharing their medical data for purposes beyond direct care highlight the need to better engage with the public on the benefits of health research, an expert has said. 20 May 2016
Supreme Court judges have prohibited publishers in England and Wales from disclosing the identity of a male celebrity who reportedly engaged in an extra-marital sexual encounter with two other people, despite details of the scandal being widely available on... 19 May 2016
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