Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 18 August 2014

    August 2014

    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, Brazil, Ireland and South Korea.


    • Home Office Releases Assessment of Privacy Impacts of Interception Provisions in the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014
    • Interim Report Published on Health and Social Care Information Centre Data Pseudonymisation Review
    • New Ofcom Guidance for Telecoms Providers
    • Updated Finance and Leasing Association Code to Take Effect 1 October 2014


    • Brazilian Department of Consumer Protection and Defence fines Internet Provider £900,000


    • Enforced Subject Access Now an Offence in Ireland
    • Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) Issues Audit Guide

    South Korea

    • Amended Personal Information Protection Act Now in Force