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21/07/2020 Article: ICO publishes Annual Report 2019/2020

On 20 July 2020, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published its annual report, containing details of its activities and financial statements between April 2019 and March 2020.

Activities include the ICO’s new Age Appropriate Design Code, its regulatory sandbox service, guidance on data protection and COVID-19, guidance on data protection and Brexit, and its enforcement action.


16/07/2020 Newsflash: Data transfers to the US – you can no longer rely on the EU–US Privacy Shield!

On 16 July 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that the EU Commission’s EU-US Privacy Shield Decision (2016/1250) is invalid. This means that UK and EU organisations who transfer personal data to the US can no longer rely on the fact that the recipient is self-certified for the EU-US Privacy Shield framework to demonstrate that they have met GDPR international data transfer rules.


09/06/2020 Publication: Legal responsibilities of processors – a guide

Published by PDP Privacy and Data Protection Journal (http://www.pdpjournals.com) and PDP Data Protection Ireland (http://www.pdp.ie), this article provides a guide to legal responsibilities of processors under the GDPR.


24/04/2020 Publication: A guide to data processing during a pandemic

Published by PDP Privacy and Data Protection Journal (http://www.pdpjournals), this article discusses how to set up new COVID-19 health and data-collection practices in a way that also addresses data protection compliance and risks.


03/04/2020 Publication: Combating COVID-19 - what are the new data processing practices?

Published by PDP Data Protection Ireland Journal (http://www.pdp.ie/journals), this article discusses how to set up new COVID-19 health and data-collection practices in a way that also addresses data protection compliance and risks. This is the Irish version, but the UK version is due to be published shortly!