Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 12 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 Germany, Hong Kong, UK and the US.


    • Ministries Open Discussion on Scoring Reforms
    • Voßhoff Comments on ECJ Judgment Regarding Domestic Purpose Exemptions
    • Privacy Commissioners Concerned Over Fitness Apps for Health Insurances
    • Government Adopts Draft Law on IT Security and Presents Respective Report

    Hong Kong

    • Hong Kong Privacy Commission Publishes Guidance on Cross-border Data Transfers

    United Kingdom

    • The Upper Tribunal Dismisses Appeal by Goldsmith International Business School Limited in Relation to a First Tier Tribunal

    United States

    • Settlement Reached With Hospital Over Allegations of Data Security Breach