Weekly Data Privacy Alert- 10 August 2015 - News from Germany, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom
This week’s alert covers news from Germany, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.
Entrepreneur Must Remove Surveillance Camera Capturing Neighboring House
The District Court of Detmold has recently ruled that an entrepreneur must remove surveillance cameras which capture a neighboring house. As a result of the camera’s presence, the claimant had been experiencing anxiety and insomnia. The Court reasoned that the personal rights of the claimant outweighed the defendant’s interests in securing the property.
- Hong Kong’s Privacy Commissioner Updates Guidelines in Relation to the Collection and Use of Biometric Data
- Data Protection Exemptions for Crime and Taxation
- Consumer Fairness to be Considered in the Financial Conduct Authority’s Review of Big Data’s Role in Insurance
- Google Granted Permission to Appeal in Vidal-Hall
- High Court Rule That a 35 Year Period is a Lawful Amount of Time to Retain Child Protection Records
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