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A User’s Guide to Data Protection: Law and Policy

By: Paul Lambert
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Published: 27-09-2018
Format: Paperback
Edition: 3rd
Extent: 552
ISBN: 9781526504999
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Series: A User's Guide to... Series
Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm
RRP : £125.00

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About A User’s Guide to Data Protection: Law and Policy

Are you ready if a client wishes to make a data protection claim, or needs to defend one?

A User's Guide to Data Protection: Law and Policy, Third Edition sets out all the compliance issues that organisations need to be aware of to successfully comply with the UK data protection rules and regulations, along with a full assessment of the EU Data Protection Regulations and their impact on UK practice.

This work is a first port of call, providing clear guidance through the complex web of data protection issues and regulation in relation both to internal issues affecting employees, agents and contractors as well as external issues concerning customers, prospective customers and users across all data interface.

The Third Edition includes analysis of all new cases and in-depth coverage of:
- The new UK Data Protection Act 2018
- The repeal of the Data Protection Act 1998 (subject to transitional arrangements)
- The General Data Protection Regulations
- The latest information on Commissioner Office investigations, reports, guidance and proceedings
- Brexit and data protection issues including the need for an EU Data Adequacy
- Decision and post-Brexit data protection implications
- Significant increased fines and penalties regime; and data protection competition law comparisons
- The latest position on the Right to be Forgotten
- International developments and issues, the cloud, the internet, revenge porn and online abuse
- Security issues
- Data protection, e-commerce and electronic communications data protection law update

Table Of Contents

Part 1: How to Comply with Data Protection Regime

Data protection
Sources of data protection law
History of EU data protection
Data protection principles
Ordinary personal data
Processing pre-conditions
Individual data subject rights
Notification and registration
Time limits for compliance
Enforcement and penalties for non-compliance
Security of personal data
Outsourcing and data processors
Other data protection issues

Part 2: Inward-facing Organisational DP Obligations

Processing employee personal data
Employee data protection rights
Employee considerations
Employee monitoring issues

Part 3: Outward-facing Organisational DP Obligations

Outward facing issues
Cookies and electronic communications
Enforcement powers
Trans border data flows/Transfers of personal data
ePrivacy and electronic communication
Electronic Direct marketing and Spam

Part 4: EU Regime

EU DP Review and update
Social networking
Social networking and access
Jurisdiction and internet providers
Privacy by design
Leveson, privacy and the press


“...the book offers very useful guidance, from a practical perspective, on the operation of the data protection regime in the United Kingdom...a comprehensive source of reference on all matters relating to data protection.” –  Review of 2nd Edition, Journal of the Commonwealth Lawyer's Association

A User's Guide to Data Protection is an excellent address for reference and an essential guide for data protection essential handbook for everyone facing data protection issues in the UK.” –  Review of 1st edition, German-British Chamber of Industry and Commerce

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