ICO Consultation on the Draft Statutory Guidance

02/10/2020


ICO Consultation on the Draft Statutory Guidance

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is running a consultation about an updated version of the Statutory guidance on how the ICO will exercise its data protection regulatory functions of information notices, assessment notices, enforcement notices and penalty notices. This consultation closes on November 12, 2020


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The European Parliament Paper on Schrems 2

21/09/2020


The European Parliament Paper on Schrems 2

The European Parliament has prepared a document on Schrems 2 decision to its Members, to assist them in their parliamentary work.


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The UK Information Commissioner’s Office Has Introduced the Accountability Framework

14/09/2020


The UK Information Commissioner’s Office Has Introduced the Accountability Framework

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has published its Accountability Framework which can help organizations to comply with data protection laws.


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The UK Age Appropriate Design Code Comes into Force

02/09/2020


The UK Age Appropriate Design Code Comes into Force

The Information Commissioner’s Office code requiring organisations to provide better online privacy protections for children comes into force today, on September 02, 2020.


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The ICO has issued the Guidance on AI and Data Protection

08/08/2020


The ICO has issued the Guidance on AI and Data Protection

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued the Guidance on AI and data protection (Guidance). It provides a framework for auditing AI, focusing on best practices for data protection compliance. It provides a clear methodology to audit AI applications and ensure they process personal data fairly – something ICO has highlighted as the key challenge for artificial intelligence processing personal data.


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The CJEU Decision on the Privacy Shield and Standard Contractual Clauses

22/07/2020


The CJEU Decision on the Privacy Shield and Standard Contractual Clauses

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and found that Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) for data transfers between EU and non-EU countries are valid. This was the outcome of the CJEU decision C-311/18 – Facebook Ireland and Schrems issued on July 16th 2020.


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The UK Information Commissioner's Office 2019-2020 Annual Report

20/07/2020


The UK Information Commissioner's Office 2019-2020 Annual Report

The UK Information Commissioner's Office has published it 2019-2020 annual report. It covers a key period in data protection and broader information rights. The report is split into three sections: the performance report, the accountability report and it is concluded with the ICO's financial statements .


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