Data protection and FOI

How the Data Protection Act affects IoT

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Heledd Lloyd Jones outlines some of the data protection issues associated with the growing amount of data being collected by IoT devices. More …

Freedom of Information and RSHP's

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The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), which came fully into effect in 2005, applies only to 'public authorities' as they are defined in the FOI Act itself. More …

Briefing on the power of the ICO to serve civil monetary penalties (CMP's) on data controllers

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Under Section 55A of the Data Protection Act (DPA) the Information Commissioner has powers to impose civil monetary penalties (CMP) of up to £500,000 on organisations that are responsible for serious breaches of data protection rules. More …