IP & Technology

Earlier this month, Google announced that the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has confirmed that Google’s terms and conditions for G-Suite (Google Apps) and Google Cloud Platform are consistent with the EU Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) for data transfers outside the EEA. Google is not the first vendor to get approval for its own… Read more »

IP & Technology

Last week a Scottish court issued a judgment in a case where damages were sought for breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) in relation to domestic CCTV and surveillance equipment. Whilst, as a sheriff court decision, the court’s judgment is not binding on other courts, the case does consider a number of interesting… Read more »

IP & Technology

There have been a couple of developments this week which may help shed some light on the approach that the Government plans to take in relation to data protection law in the UK following Brexit, and how this will impact on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force in May 2018. Providing… Read more »

Corporate

Following a recent consultation by the Scottish Law Commission (SLC), the Scottish Government today introduced a bill to the Scottish Parliament to reform the laws on third party rights under Scottish contract law. Why is the law being reformed? Third party rights under Scottish contract law have been around for a long time. They pre-date… Read more »

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