Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 29 September 2014

    September 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, EU and around the globe.

    UK

    • Improvements and Failings in the Freedom of Information Act Responses 
    • New Financial Crime Data Portal to be Launched 
    • Developments in Data Use for Credit Referencing

    EU

    • Common Tool-box for Dealing with Right to be Forgotten Complaints 
    • European Commission Publishes Right to be Forgotten “Mythbuster” 
    • Member States Urged to Adopt Strong Data Protection Framework by 2015

    Germany

    • Dashboard Recording Incompatible with Right to Privacy 
    • IP Addresses = Personal Data? European Court May Have to Decide

    International

    • New Survey on Data Laws and Procedures Across the Globe

    Singapore

    • Charges Brought Under New PDPA for Telesales Offences

    Australia

    • New Privacy Law in State of Victoria