Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 10 August 2015

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    The Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cybersecurity team is pleased to share with you a weekly alert on data privacy issues. This week’s alert covers news from Germany, Hong Kong and the UK.


    • Entrepreneur Must Remove Surveillance Camera Capturing Neighboring House 
    • Federal Ministry of the Interior Publishes New Model Contracts Containing No Spy Clause

    Hong Kong

    • Hong Kong's Privacy Commissioner Updates Guidelines in Relation to the Collection and Use of Biometric Data


    • Data Protection Exemptions for Crime and Taxation 
    • Consumer Fairness to be Considered in the Financial Conduct Authority's Review of Big Data's Role in Insurance 
    • Google Granted Permission to Appeal in Vidal-Hall 
    • High Court Rule That a 35 Year Period is a Lawful Amount of Time to Retain Child Protection Records