DCMS consults on data protection fee exemptions

consultation

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published a consultation on exemptions under the Data Protection Act 2018 from paying a registration fee to the ICO. Under the old Data Protection Act 1998 there were obligations to notify the ICO if you process data, unless an exemption applied. Under the GDPR, which the …

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Is this the end of US Privacy Shield?

EU-US Privacy Shield

Last week the European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) called on┬áthe EU Commission to suspend the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement, saying Privacy Shield doesn’t provide enough protection for EU citizens’ data. What’s Privacy Shield? Privacy Shield was adopted in 2016, replacing the previous agreement (Safe Harbor) which had been determined …

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