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Information & Data Protection Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to outline developments to data protection legislation in the UK and EU. It sets out potential changes that may be brought forward to data protection as a result of the Leveson Report and outlines developments by the Information Commissioner’s Office with regard to enforcement and the development of Codes and other guidance. It also considers decisions from the UK courts concerning data protection and the wider privacy debate and addresses proposals in the EU to update the current data protection regime.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of what the Government’s Midata movement and Open Data Programme are;
  • Understand the approach being taken by the Information Commissioner's Office to fines for infringements of data protection;
  • Be aware of what the new Code of Practice on Anonymisation deals with;
  • Have considered proposals in the EU to update the current data protection regime;
  • Have considered some of the global developments in data protection.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Data Protection Act 1998;
  • Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC);
  • Elliott v Lloyds TSB Bank Plc & Anor [2012] EW Misc 7 (CC);
  • R (on the application of) T -v- Chief Constable of Greater Manchester and others [2013] EWCA Civ 25;
  • Sean Robert Grinyer v Plymouth Hospital NHS Trust (28th October 2011. Unreported);
  • Smeaton v Equifax [2012] EWHC 2322;
  • The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003.

In this podcast Rosemary Jay from Hunton Williams discusses UK and EU developments in data protection. She considers what changes, if any, will be brought forward to data protection as a result of the Leveson Report and addresses proposals in the EU to update the current data protection regime.

Date Recorded: 27th February 2013

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