Personal Data Processing Schedules – Take It Personally

Introduction When we think of key dates in our lives, we think of our birthday, special anniversaries, and, of course, for the data protection specialists among us, the day the GDPR came into force. Although 25th May 2018 may now seem like a distant memory, continued consideration as to how to properly complete data protection…

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The CJEU considers the territorial application for global search engines in relation to the right to be forgotten in Google Inc. v CNIL

Gemma Townley, Partner and Nadia Ahmed, Trainee Solicitor in the Technology team at Sharpe Pritchard consider the recent judgment by the CJEU in Google v CNIL, which gives a landmark ruling on the territorial application of the right to be forgotten for global search engines. Introduction On the 24 September 2019, the Court of Justice…

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NIS Regulations – One Year On

The NIS Regulations – One Year On What is the relevance for the public sector and how can compliance be ensured? THE NIS DIRECTIVE The Network and Information Security or the NIS Directive, also known as the Cybersecurity Directive, intends to establish a uniform level of cybersecurity for network and information systems that process ‘digital…

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The Court of Appeal considers the application of liquidated damages following termination of an ICT contract in Triple Point Technology v PTT [2019] EWCA Civ 230

Background: PTT, an oil and gas company, engaged Triple Point Technology to supply a software system for use in its commodities trading. The project was split into two phases: Phase 1 to replace the existing system and Phase 2 to develop the system to accommodate new types of trade. The parties agreed that milestone payments…

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