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In a ruling over a dispute between Sir Cliff Richard and the BBC, the High Court ruled that "as a matter of general principle, a suspect has a reasonable expectation of privacy in relation to a police investigation". 20 Jul 2018
Scotland's new digital health and care strategy contains a blueprint for the adoption of digital technologies to transform the way health and care services are delivered and improve outcomes for patients. 19 Jul 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.
Plans to force web browser providers to ask users to set their privacy preferences could be scrapped, according to proposals under consideration by EU law makers. 18 Jul 2018
Businesses that transfer personal data from the EU to Japan will not need to put special mechanisms in place to safeguard that data in future after a new agreement was reached on data protection. 18 Jul 2018
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