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ANALYSIS: Businesses that fall victim to hacking can provide credit monitoring services to mitigate the effect of those attacks on customers. 17 Feb 2017
UPDATED: The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has warned businesses engaged in electronic direct marketing about the risks of relying on third party consent mechanisms as a basis for sending marketing messages to consumers. 16 Feb 2017
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.
ANALYSIS: Organisations face stiffer obligations on the security measures they must put in place to prevent their systems and data being compromised as well as new duties to disclose major incidents or breaches they experience. 16 Feb 2017
A number of cloud infrastructure providers operating in Europe have signed up to a new data protection code of conduct. 15 Feb 2017
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