Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 26 January 2015

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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 Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong and the UK.

    Australia

    • Information Commissioner Publishes New Guide to Securing Personal Information 

    China

    • State Administration for Industry and Commerce Publishes New Measures for the Punishment of Conduct Infringing the Rights and Interests of Consumers 

    France

    • French Data Protection Authority Introduces New Referential for Privacy Seals

    Germany

    • Fine Proceedings Against German Insurance Company Concluded by Mutual Agreement 

    Hong Kong

    • First Prison Sentence Given for Breach of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance 

    United Kingdom

    • Warning by the ICO After Personal Data Left Exposed by Data Breach 
    • High Court Decision – Information Rights Relating to the Granting of Peerages