Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 13 October 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, Germany and Russia.


    • Credit Referencing Industry has a “Good Understanding” of Data Protection
    • ICO Call for Efficient Data Protection Procedures on Change of Name or Gender
    • Annual Report Published by Scottish Information Commissioner
    • New Guidance on Bring Your Own Device
    • Council’s Decision to Refuse to Confirm or Deny under FOIA Upheld
    • Ofcom Reviews its Policy on Silent and Abandoned Calls


    • New Draft Law on IT Security Raises Privacy Concerns


    • Effective Date for Russian Data Storage Law Remains Unchanged