Data protection and confidential information

Data protection and confidential information guidance:

This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679...

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Data, and consequently data protection compliance, is central to conducting clinical research whether in the context of clinical trials, pharmacovigilance activities...

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UPDATE: On 21 July 2019, following its consultation on ‘Confidentiality clauses: measures to prevent misuse in situations of workplace harassment or discrimination’, the...

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While there are other remedies available to claimants in breach of confidence cases, an injunction preventing publication of the relevant information is often the only...

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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 became...

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The General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR), includes a right to data portability. This right allows individuals to obtain from a...

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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, 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 with. These are...

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This Practice Note tracks noteworthy High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Court of Justice cases related to data protection, ePrivacy, misuse of private...

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This Practice Note explores issues and best practice relating to the sharing of personal data between controllers (including joint controllers and independent...

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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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Although the text of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR) refers throughout to the ‘Union’, it is stated on page one of the GDPR...

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) significantly raises the bar on what constitutes consent and in relation to obtaining, managing and recording consent. This...

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Historically, many commercial organisations relied on consent as the main lawful ground for processing personal data. This is because the pre-General Data Protection...

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This Practice Note introduces the general prohibition under Chapter V of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) on the cross-border...

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Background to the General Data Protection Regulation The General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the...

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