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

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

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 Fourth Edition includes analysis of new cases and in-depth coverage of:

- The impact and review of the GDPR following implementation in May 2018
- Assessment of the new official guidelines
- The effect and potential impact in the UK of EU cases
- The influences of ICO in the new environment
- Status check on UK-EU data transfers and relations
- The new data fines and sanctions regime and updates on relevant cases from the UK and EU
- Detailed commentary and chapter on the groundbreaking case Schrems vs Facebook re Privacy Shield framework
- Consideration of the new Morrison's employee data breach vicarious liability case
- The latest information on Commissioner Office investigations, reports, guidance and proceedings
- The UK data protection legal changes after Brexit day

Table of Contents

Part 1 Data Protection: How to Comply with the Data Protection Regime
Chapter 1 Data Protection
Chapter 2 Sources of Data Protection Law
Chapter 3 Definitions
Chapter 4 History and Data Protection
Chapter 5 Principles
Chapter 6 Ordinary Personal Data Lawful Processing Conditions
Chapter 7 Processing Pre-Conditions: Prior Information Requirements and Transparency
Chapter 8 Exemptions
Chapter 9 Individual Data Subject Rights
Chapter 10 Time Limits for Compliance
Chapter 11 Enforcement and Penalties for Non-Compliance
Chapter 12 Security of Personal Data
Chapter 13 Outsourcing and Data Processors
Part 2 Inward Facing Organisational DP Obligations
Chapter 14 Processing Employee Personal Data
Chapter 15 Employee Data Protection Rights
Chapter 16 Employee Considerations
Chapter 17 Employee Monitoring Issues
Part 3 Outward Facing Organisational DP Obligations
Chapter 18 Outward Facing Issues
Chapter 19 Data Protection and Privacy by Design
Chapter 20 Enforcement Powers
Chapter 21 Transfers of Personal Data
Chapter 22 ePrivacy and Electronic Communications
Chapter 23 Electronic Direct Marketing and Spam
Part 4 New UK Regime
Chapter 24 Background to the New UK Regime
Chapter 25 The New Data Protection Act
Part 5 New EU Regime
Chapter 26 New Regime
Part 6 Particular Issues
Chapter 27 Data Breach
Chapter 28 Data Protection Impact Assessment
Chapter 29 Social Media
Chapter 30 Leveson, the Press and Data Protection
Chapter 31 Data Protection Officer
Chapter 32 Brexit, Privacy Shield and Schrems
Chapter 33 Other Data Protection Issues
Reference Links
Legislative Links
Forms and Documents Links
Complying with Data Protection
Objections to Marketing
Audit Checklist

Product details

Published 13 Aug 2020
Format Paperback
Edition 4th
Extent 616
ISBN 9781526515704
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions 216 x 138 mm
Series A User's Guide to... Series
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Paul Lambert

Dr Paul Lambert BA LLB LLM, TMA, CTMA, Professor (…


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