Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 7 December 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 Australia, Chile, the EU, Germany, Poland, Switzerland and the UK.

    Australia

    • Mandatory Data Breach Notification Scheme Proposed
    Chile
    • Digital Agenda 2020 Prioritises Data Protection

    EU

    • European Data Protection Supervisor Publishes Opinion on Big Data
    • EDPS Call for Expression of Interest for New Advisory Group
    Germany
    • Privacy Commissioner of Niedersachsen Presents Activity Report
    • Federal Chamber of Lawyers Considers Data Retention Non-Constitutional
    • Bavarian Data Protection Commissioner Criticises Social Security Offices for Privacy Breaches
    Poland
    • Statement on Safe Harbor Issued
    Switzerland
    • Swiss Federal Council Appoints new Officer for Data Protection
    UK
    • Joint Action Plan for Tackling Nuisance Calls
    • ICO Warning on Marketing Calls
    • Call for Evidence on Draft Investigatory Powers Bill
    • Review of Consumer Law in Cloud Storage Launched