News stories posted during August 2018

First UK collective action cases in the pipeline

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20/08/2018 by:

Based on the GDPR’s Article 80 on individuals’ right of redress via collective (class) action, a group of UK residents whose Facebook data was harvested by Cambridge Analytica, is now threatening to sue for damages. Represented by law firm ITN...

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More EU Member States moving toward GDPR implementation

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21/08/2018 by:

France’s data protection law was adopted on 20 June and published on 21 June. In Spain , due to a change of government, the new DP Law is still on hold. In the first week of August, the Government approved an urgent regulation appointing Spain’s...

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Brazil adopts a new GDPR-style data protection law

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22/08/2018 by:

Inspired by the EU GDPR, Brazil’s General Data Protection Law requires controllers to notify data breaches, appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO), and follow new, stronger consent requirements. The law, which applies both to the private and publ...

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Isle of Man modernises law to follow GDPR

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23/08/2018 by:

The Isle of Man had adopted a short Data Protection Act 2018 which gives specific powers to introduce EU data protection provisions as part of Manx law. The provisions have now been implemented with The GDPR and LED (Law Enforcement Directive)...

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