Podcast | DPO Update: UK adequacy, privacy class action, coronavirus toolbox, etc.
UK adequacy, privacy class action, damages, Coronavirus toolbox, video conferencing, cookies, German terms, etc.
Judit Garrido-Fontova and Alex Dittel give an update on recent developments in privacy law as part of Kemp Little’s DPO service, including:
- Update on UK adequacy for international data transfers: UK Government’s Explanatory framework for adequacy discussions (Link). Elgizouli v Secretary of the State for the Home Department  UKSC 10 (Link). The Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendments etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. (Link).
- Controller Processor model clauses for commissioned data processing within EEA from Baden-Wurttemberg in Germany. Link.
- Atkinson v Equifax “’loss of control” representative action withdrawn. Link.
- WM Morrison Supermarkets plc has won its Supreme Court appeal on its vicarious liability for a data breach. Link.
- Surveillance Camera Commissioner (SCC) and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued a Data Protection Impact Assessments template for surveillance camera systems. Link.
- Coronavirus update. Commission recommendation on a common toolbox for the use of technology and data to combat and exit from the COVID-19 crisis. Link. Dutch regulator’s Privacy & Corona Blog. Link. Tech Crunch reports on the Apple and Google tracing tool. Link.
- Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD) has published a report on data processing activities in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Link.
- Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) sign a memorandum of understanding on future cooperation. Link.
- Compensation for breach of confidentiality and data protection in Reid v Price  EWHC 594 (QB). Link.
- Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing LLP  EWCA Civ 352. Link.
- ICO, Blog: Don’t get caught out when it comes to pupil photos. Link.
- The hotel chain Marriott International announced another data breach on 31 March 2020. Link.
- The Financial Conduct Authority announced a data breach on 25 February 2020. Link.
- First ever EDPS reprimand issued to an EU institution: The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) closes its investigation into European Parliament’s 2019 election activities. Link.
- Issues with video conferencing software resulted in CCPA class action. Link.
- Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD) has issued some recommendations to protect personal data in teleworking situations. Link.
- A damming report by the Irish Data Protection Commission about the state of cookies compliance. Link.
- First ever conviction under the Freedom of Information Act for deleting the council’s audio recording. Link
- The Belgian Gegevensbeschermingsautoriteit (GVA) updated its guidance on cookies. Link.
- First ever binding corporate rules (BCRs) approved under the GDPR by the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD). Link.
- Amsterdam’s use of number plate parking system held to be compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Link.
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