May 2018 will see the implementation of GDPR. This new legislation will change businesses? legal responsibilities in the management of data ? and being legally compliant will help you avoid some hefty fines.
France’s privacy watchdog has rejected Google’s attempt to reverse a ruling that the “right to be forgotten” should be applied across the world rather than just in Europe.
The Data Protection Act 1998 was enacted to bring British law into line with the EU data protection directive of 1995. Since then, the rate at which technology has advanced has been astronomical, resulting in a surge of innovative ways in which businesses can commercially exploit personal data.
One year after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that people could ask Google to remove links in search results for their name, the tech giant has become increasingly unhappy. Meanwhile, everyone is pondering how broadly the new European right should apply.
There's been no escaping the continuous media coverage on the European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) controversial ruling in May this year giving EU citizens the right to make requests to Google to remove personal content from internet searches which is “inadequate, irrelevant or excessive.”
As the proposed new EU Data Protection Regulation continues its complex and long journey through the European Union’s governing bodies, signs are that the legal landscape is changing.
The decision to support the man who wanted 'to be forgotten' by Google has been welcomed by some – but not everyone. We need to consider this closely.