We are enclosing our latest data protection update of news and developments in November and December.
Key points to note are:
- The first decision of the Upper Tribunal on the ICO's monetary penalty powers – upholding a penalty imposed for a security breach.
- A penalty of £175,000 has been imposed on a payday loan company sending thousands of spam text
- Data reform proposals are delayed by concerns over the "One-stop shop" mechanism.
- The Advocate General considering the legality of the EU Data Retention Directive has issued his Opinion – considering the Directive to be illegal.
As ever, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.
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