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How widely does the GDPR apply? >

It’s no secret that the European emperors of old had ambitions to extend their reach beyond the borders of Europe. Some of the same aims (though with far less aggressive tactics!) could be said to be behind certain aspect of European law as it seeks to regulate organisations located outside Europe.

Posted on 10 Dec 2018 in Legal Updates Read More >

New data protection charging structure >

While the advent of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) means that controllers will no longer be required to register the purposes for which they use personal data with the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), the requirement to pay an annual fee to the ICO is not being wholly abolished. 

Posted on 04 Apr 2018 in Legal Updates Read More >

Government outlines plans for new UK data protection law >

Charities and businesses will be aware that the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is scheduled to become UK law from 25 May next year. The regulation has “direct effect” meaning that it is binding in the UK and does not need implementing legislation (such as a new Act of Parliament).

Posted on 08 Aug 2017 in Legal Updates Read More >