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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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Investigatory Powers Act gets royal assent

Topic: Data and privacy 02.12.2016 Read more
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ICO issues record £400,000 fine for TalkTalk data breach

Topic: Data and privacy 11.10.2016 Read more
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Max Schrems toppled Safe Harbor – will the Model Clauses be next?

Topic: Data and privacy 27.05.2016 Read more
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ICO updates Direct Marketing Guidance

Topic: Data and privacy 04.04.2016 Read more
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CofA injuncts revelation of celebrity's extramarital threesome

Topic: Data and privacy 23.03.2016 Read more
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RPC hosts seminar on 'Data Privacy and the Media'

Topic: Data and privacy 02.02.2016 Read more
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Daily Telegraph publisher fined £30k for general election email campaign

Topic: Data and privacy 30.12.2015 Read more
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New EU data protection rules (finally!) agreed

Topic: Data and privacy

Published by Robert Johnson, Legal Director

On the 17th of December, and after much negotiation, a final draft of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was approved by the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) committee of the European Parliament.

18.12.2015 Read more
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Serbian forum shopper in disclosure breach of duty has privacy and libel action struck out

Topic: Data and privacy 07.12.2015 Read more
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Twitter found unsuitable means of communicating FOI request

Topic: Data and privacy

Published by Oliver Murphy, Associate

The First Tier Tribunal (Information Rights) (the Tribunal) has held that a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 made via Twitter is not valid.

27.11.2015 Read more