1st December 2017
In this submission, Privacy International provides the Committee with their observations to the written replies of the Pakistani government and with additional, up to date information to that contained in the brieing submitted to the Committee in advance of the adoption of the list of issues in 2016.
21st November 2017
30th October 2017
Our full briefing is here.
6th October 2017
Privacy International welcomes the aim of this Bill (Data Protection Bill), “to create a clear and coherent data protection regime”, and to update the UK data protection law, including by bringing the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Law Enforcement Directive (DPLED) - into the UK domestic system. This is Privacy International’s briefing on the Data Protection Bill for second reading in the House of Lords
10th May 2017
Privacy International welcomes the willingness of the UK government to implement the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which provides stronger standards of protection of personal data to those contained in the EU Directive 1995, whose provisions were implemented in the Data Protection Act 1998. Improved rights and enforcement measures will generate greater trust and therefore greater engagement in the digital environment, which will in turn benefit the economy. This briefing…
19th December 2017
Privacy International's comments to the Article 29 Working Party Guidelines on automated individual decision-making and profiling are here.
18th December 2017
This briefing consolidates Privacy International's concerns on the UK Data Protection Bill as it reached Report Stage in the House of Lords.
7th November 2017
Privacy International has responded to the European Commission’s consultation on the interoperability of EU information systems for borders and security. The Commission is currently looking at ways in which various border control and policing EU databases and IT systems can be connected to share and exchange more data. The plans raise a number of concerns as highlighted by Privacy International in our response. These relate to significant potential harms associated with collection, retention…
9th November 2017
This briefing covers Part 3 (law enforcement processing) and Part 4 (intelligence services processing) of the Data Protection Bill.