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A UK watchdog has warned businesses of the risk of breaching privacy laws when seeking to update customer databases in line with new EU data protection laws. 27 Mar 2017
The German government is considering setting up a new regulator to monitor digital markets. 27 Mar 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.
Forthcoming reforms that will make it easier for consumers to share their financial data to benefit from innovative new services must be explained to those consumers so that they understand how their data may be used, an expert has said. 24 Mar 2017
Some local authorities across the UK will need to take steps to update their data protection policies and practices to align with new EU data protection laws, the UK's data protection watchdog has said. 21 Mar 2017
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