Data Protection

All about your rights under the Data Protection Act

Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

So the controversial Data Retention and Investigatory Powers bill has been fast tracked through Parliament and now passes into law. First we got to hear about it was on 10th July 2014 when it was first published. The House of Lords passed it without amendment and it went into law overnight following royal assent given not long after. It […]

Right to be Forgotten

Right to be Forgotten

Background In 1998, the home of Mario Costeja Gonzalez, a 58-year-old lawyer and calligrapher from northwestern Spain, was auctioned to enable him to pay a social security debt. These details, initially published in a newspaper, eventually found their way online. Years later, the information about the debt situation, remained available for all to see. Costeja […]