ADVISORY NOTE 07/2022 – International Data Transfers

ADVISORY NOTE 07/2022 – International Data Transfers

Update to Advisory Note 02/2022 published in February 2022 UK-based organisations sending personal data outside the UK or making it available toorganisations in other countries need to comply with the rules on international transfers.In some cases, as this document will explain, it may be necessary to enter into a contract toprovide safeguards for such transfers … Read more

ePrivacy Regulation (ePR)

The European Union (EU) is in the process of replacing the current e-privacy law with a new ePrivacy Regulation (ePR). Its full name is “Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications and repealing Directive 2002/58/EC (Regulation on Privacy … Read more

ICO reprimands Scottish Government over need to be upfront about NHS Scotland COVID Status app’s use of people’s details

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a reprimand to the Scottish Government and NHS National Services Scotland over both organisations failure to provide people with clear information about how their personal information – including sensitive health data – is being used by the NHS Scotland COVID Status app.