The Claimant sued the Council for breach of the Data Protection Act 1998, breach of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679), breach of confidence, misuse of private information, and breach of Article 8 of the European . .
The claimants, producers of pornographic films, sought disclosure by the defendant internet service provider of certain internet protocol addresses, wishing to pursue those it said had wrongfully downloaded their films. The court was asked first whether the transfer of such information would mean that the claimants would become ‘data controllers’ Held: Such an order would … Continue reading Mircom International Content Management and Consulting Ltd and Others v Virgin Media Ltd and Another: ChD 16 Jul 2019
Reference for a preliminary ruling – Protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data – Regulation (EU) 2016/679 – Article 2 – Scope – Article 4 – Concept of ‘processing’ – Article 5 – Relative principles to processing – Limitation of purposes – Minimization of data – Article 6 – Lawfulness of … Continue reading Valsts Ienemumu Dienests (Traitement Des Donnees Personnelles A Des Fins Fiscales) (Judgment): ECJ 24 Feb 2022
Opinion – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data – Regulation (EU) 2016/679 – Article 2(2) – Scope – Transfer of personal data for commercial purposes to the United States of America – Processing by the United States of America’s public authorities for national … Continue reading Facebook Ireland and Schrems: ECJ 19 Dec 2019
Reference for a preliminary ruling – Protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Articles 7, 8 and 47 – Regulation (EU) 2016/679 – Article 2(2) – Scope – Transfers of personal data to third countries for commercial purposes – Article 45 … Continue reading Facebook Ireland and Schrems: ECJ 16 Jul 2020
(1) The arrangements made to enable the appellant to give evidence in his human rights appeal by video link between the British High Commission in Kingston, Jamaica and the Tribunal’s hearing centre in the United Kingdom did not involve the transfer of data to a third country, for the purposes of the General Data Protection … Continue reading CJ (International Video-Link Hearing: Data Protection) Jamaica: UTIAC 12 Mar 2019