ICO prosecutes employee under the Data Protection Act for forwarding client data to his personal email address
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently prosecuted an employee who transferred information about his company’s clients before moving to a new job. ..
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have fined Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £180,000 after it revealed the email addresses of 781 users of an HIV service. Patients using..
The recent High Court decision of Axon v Ministry of Defence and News Group Newspapers Ltd suggests that employers can be held vicariously liable for their employees’ breaches of confidence..
What’s it all about? The existing law on data protection within the EU is based on a European directive introduced over 20 years ago. ..
Summary • The rapid development of the internet of things and monitoring technology in the workplace has brought into focus the tension between employees’ right to privacy and employers’ business interests..
High Court refuses to order compliance with data access request where search is unreasonable and disproportionate
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) an individual can make a request to an organisation to find out what personal data it holds on them (often referred to as..
Employees should by now be aware of the dangers of venting their frustrations with employers on Facebook. Recent cases have demonstrated that derogatory comments can lead to fair dismissals even..
The UK Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO")has produced guidance on the new law surrounding enforced subject access requests. A copy of the that guidance may be found here. Employers seeking to..