Jan 21, 2021
Police force wins appeal over sharing of information about teenager with local crime reduction partnership
A teenager has failed in a judicial review of how information on her was shared between Sussex Police and the Brighton & Hove Business Crime Reduction Partnership.
Jan 07, 2021
Upper Tribunal rejects request for copies of notes made by First-tier Tribunal judge during information rights hearing
The Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber) has refused an applicant permission to appeal a ruling that he was not entitled to receive a copy of the notes made by a First-tier Tribunal judge in an earlier hearing.
Dec 18, 2020
The Information Commissioner's office has published its new code of practice laying out how organisations and businesses can carry out responsible data sharing.
Dec 14, 2020
The Court of Appeal has granted permission to appeal in a case concerning the question of the extent to which journalists can gain access to court records in family law proceedings, it has been reported.
Oct 26, 2020
London borough admits some services could be significantly disrupted “for some time” as it reels from cyberattack
Some services provided by Hackney Council may be significantly disrupted for some time as the London borough responds to a cyberattack that has impacted its ‘legacy’ and non-cloud based systems, Mayor Philip Glanville has warned.
Oct 21, 2020
ICO moves to provide clarity in subject access requests on ‘stopping the clock’, manifestly excessive requests, and charges
The Information Commissioner’s Office has published detailed guidance on how organisations should deal with subject access requests (SARs) “effectively and efficiently”.
Oct 07, 2020
Information watchdog strongly criticises Department for Education for failure to prioritise data protection
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has made 139 recommendations – more than 60% of which are classified as urgent or high priority – to the Department for Education after publishing the outcome of a compulsory audit carried out in February 2020.
Oct 01, 2020
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has launched a public consultation on its draft statutory guidance, which details how it will regulate and enforce data protection legislation in the UK.
Sep 29, 2020
Court finds retention of data obtained under Prevent Strategy when claimant was 11 year old unlawful
The Metropolitan Police’s retention of data on a 16-year-old child (known as II) from the age of 11 was unlawful and a disproportionate interference with his right to private life, a High Court judge has ruled.
Aug 19, 2020
The Information Commissioner’s Office has called for projects to be submitted that support complex data sharing in the public interest, after re-opening its “regulatory sandbox”.