Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 26 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 and EU.


    • ICO Requires Undertaking from Estate Agent to Keep Data Secure
    • Call Centre Raided by ICO Following Allegations of Spam Texts
    • Proposal that Judges Alone Should Determine Some Information Rights Tribunal Cases
    • Bar Council Issues Updated Guidance to its Members About Data Security


    • Justice Commissioner Urges Member States to Forge Ahead with Data Reforms
    • Leading Scientists Warn Data Reforms Could Undermine “Vital Research”