Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 11 August 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, France, US and Australia.


    UK

    • ICO Warning to Legal Profession on Data Security
    • Judicial Review of Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act
    • Direct Marketing Association Adopts New Code of Practice for Data Driven Marketing

    France

    • Retailer Fined for CCTV Data Breaches by CNIL
    • CNIL Closes Its Investigation Into Excessive Use of CCTV And Biometric ID Systems
    • New Insurance Fraud Norm Published by CNIL

    US

    • FTC Highlights Lack of Information on Data Collected by Apps
    • FTC Approves COPPA Safe Harbour Program
    • Federal Court Upholds Ruling Requiring Microsoft to Hand Over Data From Its Data Centre in Ireland to US Authorities 
    • US Trustee Opposes Sale of Customer Data During Bankruptcy Proceedings

    Australia

    • Australian Information Commissioner Publishes Revisions to Security Guide