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The majority of businesses are not yet "fully compliant" with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to a survey carried out by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). 19 Oct 2018
EU and US officials have begun the second annual review of the Privacy Shield, an important framework that facilitates the free flow of personal data across the Atlantic for businesses. 19 Oct 2018
The law protects people's right to privacy in a number of ways.
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.
Technology used by the NHS in England will need to conform to minimum technical standards in future, under plans outlined by the UK government. 18 Oct 2018
ANALYSIS: Universities have a duty to support students with mental health issues, but there are a series of legal issues that they need to consider which should shape how they do so. 17 Oct 2018
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