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New privacy notices code 'developed with compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation in mind', says ICO03 Feb 2016

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Out-Law Guides

  • Changes to cookie laws

    This guide was last updated on 24th November 2009 and concerns a new law for the European Union.

  • Why the APEC Privacy Framework is unlikely to protect privacy

    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...

  • Cookie laws

    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in June 2011.

  • Misuse of private information

    The law protects people's right to privacy in a number of ways.