Jon Belcher Senior Associate
Jon specialises in information governance law and advises on data protection compliance, information sharing and freedom of information issues.
Main areas of practice
Jon has experience of drafting a range of commercial contracts, including those relating to e-commerce, IT procurement and outsourcing, website and app development and publishing.
Jon has advised clients on data protection issues in relation to the exploitation, sharing and security of personal data. He has experience of drafting various agreements relating to data products and has provided advice on the data protection implications of commercial transactions including data export and direct marketing campaigns.
Jon also advises public sector clients on their compliance with the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations.
Jon advises clients in both the private and public sectors on their compliance with Data Protection and Freedom of Information legislation.
Digital Marketing Agency Bisnode fined by the Polish DPA for failing to be transparent with data subjects when creating a large decision support database
Poland's data protection agency, the national Personal Data Protection Office (UODO) has issued its first fine for non-compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Following the defeat of the Government's EU Withdrawal Agreement in the House of Commons on 15 January, the risk of a no-deal Brexit has increased and there remains considerable uncertainty about how data protection laws will apply after 29 March 2019.
The Information Commissioner's Office has today (20 September) issued a monetary penalty notice to credit reference agency Equifax Limited for serious breaches of data protection law.
Articles by Jon
We are pleased to be able to share with you the details of our new GDPR Update: Practitioner Certificate course: on 29 - 30 January 2019.
A data protection claim that was potentially worth over £1 billion has been dismissed by the High Court.
On 7 August the government published a 'Statement of Intent' in relation to the new Data Protection Bill.
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