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New UK data protection laws have been finalised. 25 May 2018
A new Data Protection Act has been introduced into law in Ireland to sit alongside the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 25 May 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.
ANALYSIS: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives regulators in Europe more teeth with which to enforce data protection law, but businesses can expect their attitudes towards enforcement and areas of focus to differ. 25 May 2018
ANALYSIS: The 25 May marked the start of a new data protection regime in Europe, but the date is only the end of the beginning for businesses that are compliant with the new rules. Similarly, those companies that failed to meet the deadline must not be deterred... 25 May 2018
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