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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the data protection regime before 25 May 2018 and reflects the position under the Data Protection Act 1998...

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This Practice Note explores the effect of Brexit on UK cybersecurity with a particular focus on the network and information systems legislation. It covers: • overview of...

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Background The Computer Misuse Act 1990 (CMA 1990) was principally enacted in response to the threat of unauthorised access to computers, colloquially known as ‘hacking’...

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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by...

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ARCHIVED: This archived timeline sets out the key legislative developments of the data protection reform package. This timeline is for background information only and is...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by...

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Click here to download the latest Cybersecurity 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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Click here to download the latest Data Protection & Privacy 2020 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are...

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This database sets out details of recent enforcement actions taken by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). It is accessible by clicking on the link below: ICO...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note introduces the data export restriction under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) prohibiting the transfer of personal data to a territory...

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The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) creates a number of criminal offences relating to the misuse of personal data in the UK. For information on these specific...

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This Practice Note is intended for use where a notification offence was committed before 25 May 2018. Where a notification offence occurred before 25 May 2018, it may...

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Changes as a result of the General Data Protection Regulation The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) on the protection of natural persons with regard...

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The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018. The DPA 2018 puts the UK in a position to continue to share personal data with other EU...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the data protection regime before 25 May 2018 and reflects the position under the Data Protection Act 1998...

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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

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This Practice Note relates to the commission of data protection offences before 25 May 2018. Where a data protection offence occurred before 25 May 2018, it may still be...

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Changes as a result of the General Data Protection Regulation The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) on the protection of natural persons with regard...

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