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Written by specialist lawyers at RPC, this blog features regular postings on developments in UK privacy law.

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Seriously limiting serious harm

Topic: Data and privacy 12.09.2017 Read more
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Government sets out details of new data protection legislation

Topic: Data and privacy 07.08.2017 Read more
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When can publishing newspaper articles amount to harassment?

Topic: Data and privacy 28.07.2017 Read more
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Supreme Court endorses open justice principle

Topic: Data and privacy 25.07.2017 Read more
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Brevan Howard's gagging order against Reuters upheld by the Court of Appeal in breach of confidence case

Topic: Data and privacy 10.07.2017 Read more
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CFAs and ATE premiums out of the running in freedom of expression cases

Topic: Data and privacy 11.04.2017 Read more
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Eleven more charities fined by ICO in 'wealth screening' probe

Topic: Data and privacy 07.04.2017 Read more
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Secret 'wealth-screening' by charities breaks data laws

Topic: Data and privacy

Published by Victoria Noto, Trainee solicitor

An ICO investigation into charity fundraising practices has led to two charities being fined and eleven being issued with Notices of Intent to fine.

20.03.2017 Read more
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Italian data protection authority issues fines totalling more than €11m for illegal data processing

Topic: Data and privacy 14.03.2017 Read more
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Couple awarded £17,000 damages for distress caused by neighbour's CCTV surveillance

Topic: Data and privacy

The compensation is an example of the rise of "distress" claims as a result of breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA).

22.02.2017 Read more