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A key objective of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the EU GDPR) is to achieve a level of consistency in relation to...
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19th May
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Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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19th May
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Investigatory Powers TribunalFor information on the overarching regime for scrunity of the use of powers under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. Due to the extensive similarities between the...
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19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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19th May
Precedents
In briefThis precedent links to: •a template created by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the ‘Set II’ or ‘2004’ EU Standard...
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19th May
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The internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs, internet forums, online...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
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Many companies and government bodies (such as HMRC) have been exposed to loss of confidential information and many other breaches of confidentiality...
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19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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SubcontractingThis Practice Note examines the following legal and practical matters in relation to entering into a subcontract or when granting...
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19th May
Precedents
[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify division][Specify specialist...
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19th May
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Privacy law—misuse of private informationThe tort of misuse of private information is focused on ‘the protection of human autonomy and dignity—the...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB and Daniel Bishop 19th May
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The tort of misuse of private information is the principal cause of action relied on to protect privacy rights, at least against defendants who are...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB 19th May

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Are internet domain names considered ‘personal data’ for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation/Data Protection Act 2018?We do not...
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Produced in partnership with JP Buckley of DWF LLP 16th Aug
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In the UK is there an obligation to obtain personal data when providing guest wi-fi access?There is no general obligation in the UK to obtain personal...
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16th Aug
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What is the EU law on data scraping from websites?What is scraping?Web scraping is a process by which website data is extracted (ie copied) using a...
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16th Aug
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What is the EU law on screen scraping? Is it permitted? Can a company prevent it from happening? Can that company dictate what happens to the data...
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16th Aug
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What’s the impact of failing to obtain a valid consent under the GDPR? Can you use a privacy notice to make up for a defect in such a...
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16th Aug
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Should law firms redact personal data from transaction bibles?All personal data must be processed in accordance with the GDPR, including the seven...
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15th Aug
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What is the effect of the GDPR on direct marketing? Once the GDPR is applicable, can an organisation send direct marketing to customers, where they...
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Produced in partnership with Daradjeet Jagpal of Information Law Solutions 15th Aug
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Processing personal data—legitimate interestsThis Practice Note explains the scope for relying on legitimate interest as a lawful ground for...
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13th Aug
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Do I have to refresh marketing email consent obtained by a pre-ticked box on our website?This Q&A considers the question of whether a commercial...
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13th Aug
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Can an insurer refuse to provide internal correspondence and case notes relating to an insurance claim where a subject access request (SAR) is made...
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12th Aug
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Non-Data Protection Act offences involving the misuse of dataThe Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) creates a number of criminal offences relating to...
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11th Aug
Q&As
When marketing to sole traders, partnerships or small limited companies via text/e-mail do the recipients need to provide consent?We have limited our...
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11th Aug
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How does the GDPR apply to ‘filing systems’ and how should you update a data subject access request policy to account for this?In answering this Q&A,...
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11th Aug
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Can I ask a customer who has opted out of marketing to opt back in?IntroductionOrganisations have databases of customers and contacts, many of whom...
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11th Aug
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Are either the employer or the employer’s solicitors required to send a privacy notice to either the former employees or their solicitors, where the...
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11th Aug
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What are the main issues around political advertising?Introduction to political advertisingPolitical advertising is dealt with differently to other...
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11th Aug

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