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ANALYSIS: Work is ongoing to set guidelines to help European businesses make use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in an ethical manner, but there is a risk that there will be a lack of specific practical recommendations businesses can act on. 22 Feb 2019
Trade bodies considering drawing up new codes of conduct to govern data privacy practices in their sector will be required to meet admissibility requirements before those codes will be assessed for their compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation... 21 Feb 2019
The law protects people's right to privacy in a number of ways.
Cookies are pieces of computer code that help websites identify users and personalise services to them. They are also used to operate online advertising systems.
Web browsers give users control over what cookies are stored, but each works slightly differently. Follow these instructions to find out how to delete and manage cookies in your browser.
EU law says that organisations using cookies on their websites, which is almost all organisations, must inform users about cookies and obtain their consent for using them. What does that mean in practice?
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.
Businesses supplying artificial intelligence (AI) tools to the NHS in England will be expected to be open about the way their algorithms work, and to define key performance indicators (KPIs) for the technology, under a new code of conduct that has been developed.... 20 Feb 2019
A new code of ethics should govern the removal of harmful content from the internet and there should be "large fines" for technology companies that fail to comply with it, a prominent group of MPs has said. 19 Feb 2019
Ideas, techniques and know-how can lie at the heart of a business. Pinsent Masons' international intellectual property team is dedicated to helping you to protect those intangible valuables that help you to stand out from your competitors.
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