Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 1 December 2014

    December 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, the EU and Ireland.

    UK

    • Call for Evidence on Review of ICO Functions
    • Information Commissioner’s Response to Ministry of Justice Review
    • New Bill Provides for Retention of Communications Data
    • New Guidance for the Credit Industry on Working with Customers with Mental Health Issues
    • ICO Blog Post on Rebuilt ICO Website

    EU

    • Article 29 Working Party Right to be Forgotten Guidelines
    • EU Pressure on Google to Split Search Engine Business
    • EDPS Guidelines on the Interaction Between Financial Regulation and Data Protection

    Ireland

    • First Successful Prosecution for Failure to Register with Commissioner