Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 20 October 2014

    October 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 UK, EU and international news.

    UK

    • ICO Warns Against Use of Surveillance as New CCTV Code of Practice is Released
    • ICO Takes the Unusual Step of Querying Legal Basis for Data Processing

    EU

    • Commission Pledges €2.5 Billion in Big Data PPP Project
    • Partial Agreement Reached on the Data Protection Regulation
    • Google Publishes Statistics on Right to be Forgotten Requests
    • New report Highlights the Scale of Data Losses over the Last Decade

    International

    • Agreement Reached on International Data Protection Enforcement
    • New Privacy Guidance for the Banking Sector in Hong Kong