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The UK government has tested whether internet users' "online activity history", including data from social networks, can be used to verify their identity when they use online public services. 26 Jul 2016
All businesses, and not just telecoms companies, should be required to obtain device users' consent to gather and use their traffic and location data, an EU privacy watchdog has said. 26 Jul 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...
FOCUS: US businesses intending to sign up to the new EU-US Privacy Shield within the first two months of it becoming operational can do so without first having to update arrangements for sharing data with others. However, they will only have a limited time... 25 Jul 2016
Microsoft has announced its intention to sign up to the EU-US Privacy Shield as a means of transferring personal data between the EU and US in line with the requirements of EU data protection laws. 22 Jul 2016
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