Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 16 November 2015

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

    EU
    • European Commission Issues Q&A Guidance on Transatlantic Data Transfers Following the Schrems Ruling
    Germany
    • BSA Issues White Paper on Big Data
    • Documentary on European Data Protection in German Cinemas
    • German Data Protection Officers Call for Sound Data Protection Directive in the Area of Justice and Home Affairs
    Spain
    • Spanish Data Protection Authority Clarifies Requirements for Cross-border Transfer to Safe Harbor US entities
    UK
    • Information Commissioner’s Office Fines Company £120,000 for Making Automated, Unsolicited Marketing Calls
    • Financial Conduct Authority Consults on Outsourcing to the Cloud
    US
    • Ninth Circuit Holds That the EEOC Has Broad Access to Personal Information Including Social Security Numbers