Data protection in the workplace: Monitoring of home and remote working

This is the next in our series based on a report on data processing at work by the Article 29 Working Party (‘WP29’), an independent European advisory body on data protection and privacy. It has become commonplace for employers to offer Continue reading Data protection in the workplace: Monitoring of home and remote working

Data protection in the workplace: monitoring IT usage at work

This is the next in our series of articles based on a report on data processing at work by the Article 29 Working Party (‘WP29’), an independent European advisory body on data protection and privacy. Traditionally, the monitoring of electronic communications Continue reading Data protection in the workplace: monitoring IT usage at work

Data Protection in the workplace: Monitoring current or former employees

This is the fourth in a series of articles based on a report on data processing at work by the Article 29 Working Party (‘WP29’), an independent European advisory body on data protection and privacy. Through the existence of profiles on Continue reading Data Protection in the workplace: Monitoring current or former employees

Is the ICO thinking about introducing a “Sandbox Regulation”?

In a recent speech, Matt Hancock, the government minister with responsibility for data protection, said “I think the ICO’s proposal of a data regulatory “sandbox” approach is very impressive and forward looking. It works in financial regulation and I look Continue reading Is the ICO thinking about introducing a “Sandbox Regulation”?

Data protection in the workplace: Balancing the interests of employers and the reasonable privacy expectations of employees

This is the first in a series of articles based on a report on data processing at work by the Article 29 Working Party (‘WP29’), an independent European advisory body on data protection and privacy. The rapid adoption of new information Continue reading Data protection in the workplace: Balancing the interests of employers and the reasonable privacy expectations of employees

GDPR preparations get big players in mammoth marketing muddle.

You’re so Moneysupermarket! In July 2017, it emerged that price comparison website Moneysupermarket.com Ltd has been fined £80,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for sending emails to customers who had made it clear they didn’t want to be contacted. The email, Continue reading GDPR preparations get big players in mammoth marketing muddle.