Data Flows UK Post-Exit Guidance

Guidance Using personal data in your business or other organisation What action you need to take regarding data protection and data flows with the EU/EEA. From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, and Information Commissioner’s Office Published 31 December 2020 Last updated 10 March 2021 — See all updates Contents […]

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Data and IP 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance EU business: data protection and copyright Find out what EU businesses need to do with data protection, intellectual property and copyright in the UK from 1 January 2021. Published 2 December 2020 From: Department for International Trade New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit […]

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Privacy & Communications

Data Protection Law The EU has been central in promoting data protection laws.  The EU data protection directive applies to data processed by an automated means such as a computer or contained in or intended to be part of a non-automated filing system such as traditional paper filing.  It does not cover processing in the […]

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GDPR & Data Protection

Data Protection Legislation and Reform Data protection law restricts the collection, storage and use of personal data. Personal data is that which concerns a living person.  The objective is to protect privacy and to restrict the use of information to legitimate purposes. Personal data must be collected for specified explicit and legitimate purposes and must […]

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Data Protection (UK White Paper)

Data protection Data plays an increasingly important role in the global economy. Recent research suggests data flows already account for a higher proportion of global growth than trade in physical goods.85 Data also helps keep people safe by maximising the effectiveness of law enforcement agencies and bringing more criminals to justice. It will, therefore, be […]

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Data Protection Guidance (Irish DPC)

Guidance on Transfers of Personal Data from Ireland to the UK in the Event of a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit 08th February 2019 A. Are you an Irish company that transfers personal data to the UK (including Northern Ireland)? See below a non-exhaustive list of examples of ways you might be transferring data to a UK-based company […]

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Data Protection UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice sets out the actions UK organisations should take to enable the continued flow of personal data between the UK and the EU in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no agreement in place. This notice does not consider sector-specific requirements, for example in relation to […]

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Data Privacy Education UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Data protection for education providers Steps data protection officers and organisation heads of education providers should take to stay compliant with data protection laws after the transition period. Published 27 March 2019 Last updated 31 December 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Education Applies to: England Contents Overview Definitions Steps you should take […]

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Data (GDPR) UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Using personal data in your business or other organisation What action you need to take regarding data protection and data flows with the EU/EEA. Published 31 December 2020 From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, and Information Commissioner’s Office Contents What personal data is Now that the UK […]

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Personal Data UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Using personal data in your business or other organisation What action you need to take regarding data protection and data flows with the EU/EEA. From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, and Information Commissioner’s Office Published: 31 December 2020 Last updated: 10 March 2021, see all updates Contents What […]

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Data [Ireland] 2018

December 2018 Data When the UK leaves the EU, it will become, in EU terms, a third country.  Data protection and sharing is governed within the EU by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). That means that the transfer of personal data to the UK will be subject to the rules on international transfers set […]

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EU Study Personal Data

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Personal Data Guidance

Using personal data after Brexit When the UK leaves the EU there may be changes to the rules governing the use of personal data. Published 6 February 2019 From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, and Information Commissioner’s Office Contents What is personal data What your business or organisation […]

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Data Protection

Data Protection Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU-wide standard for protecting people’s data. It sets out the high standards of data protection and obligations that companies must meet when processing personal data. With the UK due to leave the EU, we are working […]

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UK Lords Committee Data Protection

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Data Protection UK Parliament

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EU Withdrawal Note Data Protection

9 January 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS DATA PROTECTION The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all Union primary and secondary law will cease […]

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Data Protection Education UK Guidance

Data protection for education providers Steps data protection officers and organisation heads of education providers should take to stay compliant with data protection laws now the UK has left the EU. Published 27 March 2019 Last updated 31 January 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Education Applies to: England Contents Overview Definitions Steps you […]

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Data Cases

Right to be forgotten on the Internet European Union (EU) legislation on personal data protection is designed to balance two aims: to respect the fundamental right to protect personal data and to remove obstacles from the free flow of data. Case C-131/12: Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 13 May 2014 – Google Spain […]

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Passenger Information

Use of passenger records to prevent terrorism and serious crime Directive (EU) 2016/681 on the use of passenger name record (PNR) data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime It aims to regulate the transfer of the passenger name record (PNR) data of passengers on international flights from airlines […]

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GPDP Police Security

Protecting personal data when being used by police and criminal justice authorities Directive (EU) 2016/680 — protecting individuals with regard to the processing of their personal data by police and criminal justice authorities, and on the free movement of such data It aims to better protect individuals’ personal data when their data is being processed […]

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Non-Personal Data Flow

Free flow of non-personal data in the European Union Regulation (EU) 2018/1807 — on a framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the European Union It aims to ensure that electronic data, apart from personal data, can be processed freely throughout the EU. It bans restrictions on where the data can be stored […]

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Data Protection EU Guidance 2021

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL JUSTICE AND CONSUMERS Brussels, 6 July 2020 REV1 – replaces the notice dated 9 January 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES IN THE FIELD OF DATA PROTECTION Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and has become a “third country”.1 […]

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EU GDPR Scope UK Guidance

EU regulatory oversight Does this section apply to us? This section applies if you are a UK-based controller or processor currently carrying out cross-border processing of personal data, across member state borders, but still within the EEA. You do not need to read this section if you are based only in the UK and your […]

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GDPR Representative in EU

European representatives  This section applies if you are a UK-based controller or processor: with no offices, branches or other establishments in the EEA; but you are offering goods or services to individuals in the EEA or monitoring the behaviour of individuals in the EEA. How can we prepare? If you do not have any EEA […]

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