Is an NDA still worth the paper it's written on?
Are NDAs still an effective or realistic legal tool to use when settling disputes involving unproven allegations? If they can't be enforced, what are they worth?More
The GDPR is an important tool in protecting privacy but it's only one element and relates specifically to personal data. We look at a range of legal options which can be used to protect privacy and corporate reputation, at how they increasingly interact, and at their relationship to what is often the other side of the coin – freedom of expression and information.
A data privacy breach can quickly cause immeasurable damage to a company's reputation. It can affect a company's brand, public perception, customer trust, future communications strategies and advertising, regulatory record, bottom line, share price and even destroy a company entirely. Where the breach involves personal data about the public, the stakes are particularly high.More
The 'right to be forgotten' in the context of EU data protection law, is something of a misnomer; it is, in fact, a qualified right to the erasure of personal data. While it does not afford individuals with a blanket right to have their personal data erased or forgotten (except in relation to direct marketing), it is an essential weapon for individuals in the wider privacy arsenal.More