Information Law

Lexis®PSL Information Law is an online practical guidance product for contentious and non-contentious lawyers dealing with Data Protection, Confidential Information, Privacy, Cybersecurity and Freedom of Information issues.

Our content is written and structured to reflect how lawyers would approach these topics in practice. For example, our topic on Data Breaches, Sanctions and Enforcement includes guidance on managing a data security breach as well as template documents for use when handling the breach.

Our Practice Notes set out key principles supported by relevant authority and links through to more in-depth commentary and underlying sources in Lexis®Library, all of which are designed to speed up the task of advising on these fast-moving areas of law.

LexisPSL Information Law is supported by an in-house legal team with extensive experience in practice and dedicated to produce content specifically for busy practitioners. This experience, combined with extensive customer research, has shaped our practical guidance on Information Law issues. We have built and continue to develop our product with the assistance of leading Information Law experts.

Information Law guidance:

This Practice Note is a consolidated list of key General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR) compliant Precedent terms, clauses,...

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The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018), introduces four distinct data protection regimes into UK data protection law. It covers the processing of personal...

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This Practice Note addresses the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR) as it applies in the UK where a processor will...

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This Practice Note explores each of the rights provided to individuals, known as data subjects, which are set out in Chapter 3 of the General Data Protection...

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Introduction to the laws protecting confidential information and trade secrets in the UK Historically, the UK has had no statutory regime to address the...

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This Practice Note examines the law on the use of cookies and similar technologies: • Types of cookies and similar technologies • PECR 2003 and...

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This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU)...

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The General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR) contains a set of core data protection principles that controllers must comply...

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The General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR), Regulation (EU) 2016/679 was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 4 May 2016. Its provisions...

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The tort of misuse of private information is the principal cause of action relied upon to protect privacy rights, at least against defendants who are not...

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Data security is a cornerstone of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The sixth data protection principle (the integrity and confidentiality...

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The tort of misuse of private information is focused on 'the protection of human autonomy and dignity—the right to control the dissemination of information...

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This Practice Note refers to mobile apps: the software applications that run on mobile devices. Mobile devices include mobile phones, tablets, smart watches...

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The General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) became directly applicable and fully enforceable in EU Member States on 25 May...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of the Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 (NIS Regulations), SI 2018/506 which implement the Network...

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This Practice Note on data protection and outsourcing provides guidance on: • the data protection regime under the General Data Protection Regulation,...

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