Data Protection Update — April 2013

Welcome to Stephenson Harwood’s latest Data Protection Update summarising recent key developments. In this edition, the firm reviews the Article 29 Working Party’s important recent opinion on ‘purpose limitation’ and the use of ‘Big Data’.

Stephenson Harwood also reports on the guidance issued by the ICO on ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) initiatives. There is an update on the alleged shortcomings of Google’s privacy policy, which has attracted further attention from international regulators, and a report on recent fines in Germany imposed on the company for its illegal data collection via Street View. Finally, Stephenson Harwood summarises the latest status in the legislative process of the proposed EU Data Protection Regulation…

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