Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 1 February 2016

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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 Armenia, Germany, Hong Kong, the UK and the US.


    • Personal Data Protection Issues Are Regulated by New Law: Armenia Minister of Justice
    • “Berlin Group” Adopts Working Paper on Location Tracking Technology
    • Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt: Opting Out is Sufficient for Consent to Cookies
    Hong Kong
    • Privacy Commissioner Calls for Personal Data Protection as Complaints Hit Record High
    • ICO Launches New Data Protection Self-Assessment Tool for SMEs
    • Post-Safe Harbor: Associations Write Open Letter to EU and the US