Coronavirus update emails - What is the law?

My husband recently commented on what he described as 'huge quantities of Corona spam' arriving in…


Cathay Pacific Airlines Data Breach - 12 lessons

The monetary penalty notice issued by the Information Commissioner's Office identified 12 failings…


ICO publishes Draft Guidance on the AI Auditing Framework

This draft guidance relating to applications of artificial intelligence has recently been published…


EDPB adopts new Guidelines on Video Surveillance

The European Data Protection Board has recently (29 January 2020) adopted its Guidelines on Video…


Today is Brexit Day - What does it mean for data protection?

As confirmed by the Information Commissioner's Office, it is business as usual for data protection…


ICO Publishes Draft Code on Direct Marketing- Sit up and Take Notice!!

This new Code came out for public consultation yesterday (8th January 2020). At just over 120 pages…


The ICO is consulting on the new (draft) Right of Access Guidance

This new consultation was launched yesterday (4th December 2019). The guidance is much needed as…


ICO Guidance on Special Category Data - 5 Points of Note

The new ICO Guidance on Special Category Data was published on Thursday 14th November 2019. It is…


Covert recording of teachers by pupils or parents

In my solicitor role, I would often be asked about a situation where a pupil or parent had covertly…


The ICO, Cookies and Consent

Back in the spring the ICO updated its guidance on cookies and implemented a cookie consent tool in…