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GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 – how do they impact publishers?

Published on 25 May 2018. By Nicola Cain, Partner and Rupert Cowper-Coles , Senior Associate

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The need for publishers to ensure that their processing of personal data complies with the law is more important than ever.

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Vicarious liability of data controllers: The Morrisons data breach case

Published on 28 March 2018. By Nicola Cain, Partner

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Following the conviction of Andrew Skelton, a former Morrisons employee, after he published Morrisons’ employees’ personal details on a file sharing website, a group of over 5,500 employees of Morrisons took action against the supermarket to recover compensation for breach of a statutory duty under the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (‘DPA’), as well as for breach of confidence and misuse of private information.

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Seriously limiting serious harm

Published on 12 September 2017. By Nicola Cain, Partner

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Seriously limiting serious harm

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Appification of Retail and Data Protection

Published on 22 August 2017. By Nicola Cain, Partner and Jani Ihalainen, Paralegal

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The rise in online retail is seen by many as one of the key causes of the decline in footfall on the UK's high streets in recent years but the high street has been fighting back with its own innovative use of technology to help get more shoppers back into physical stores.

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Government sets out details of new data protection legislation

Published on 07 August 2017. By Nicola Cain, Partner and Alex Wilson, Associate

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The Government has today published a Statement of Intent setting out details of the forthcoming Data Protection Bill. Matt Hancock MP, the Digital Minister, says that the reforms will "bring our data protection law up to date" whilst transferring the General Data Protection Regulation ('GDPR') into domestic law. The text of the Data Protection Bill is expected in early September.

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CFAs and ATE premiums out of the running in freedom of expression cases

Published on 11 April 2017. By Nicola Cain, Partner

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Supreme Court tips media organisations' Article 10 rights over obligation to pay claimants' additional liabilities in freedom of expression cases

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Hacked – IAAF victim of cyber-attack compromising athlete data

Published on 10 April 2017. By Nicola Cain, Partner and Stuart Harris, Associate

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The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has been subject to a data breach – allegedly by Russian hacking group Fancy Bears - potentially compromising the sensitive data of a number of athletes.

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