Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 28 July 2014

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    The Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cyber Security team is pleased to share with you a weekly alert on data privacy issues.

    This week’s alert covers news from the UK, EU, France and international community.


    • ICO’s publication of Telephone Preference Service study
    • Breach of Data Protection Act results in £150,000 monetary penalty
    • UK Government publishes Surveillance Road Map
    • Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill receives Royal Assent
    • Draft Regulations made under the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 are published
    • ICO to gain NHS audit powers


    • CNIL cookie investigation


    • CJEU rules that legal analysis is not personal data
    • WP29 guidance on implementation of the right to be forgotten
    • EDPS guidelines on exporting data to third countries


    • Canada’s privacy watchdog rules out use of genetic tests