Monthly Archives: December 2014

The curious case of charging for environmental information

In the ICO’s guidance, , on “Charging for Environmental Information (Reg8) updated (version 1.3) in June 2014 he concedes, based on East Sussex County Council v Information Commissioner and Property Search Group (EA/2013/0037), , – see paragraph 17 … Continue reading

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Images as Personal data

One of the less obvious consequences of the Ryneš decision which I discussed in a recent post is what it says about the nature of images. At paragraphs 21-22 of the judgement: The term ‘personal data’ …  covers, according to the definition … Continue reading

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Video Surveillance and the domestic purposes exemption

The recent EU case of Ryneš ( ) raises some interesting issues for users of CCTV systems on domestic premises. The decision of the court is quite clear. If the CCTV is set up so as to also record people … Continue reading

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The Local Safeguarding Children Board as Data Controller

What is a Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB)? It is a statutory body which local authorities responsible for children’s social services are required to set up under s13 Children Act 2004. Each local authority in England must establish a Local … Continue reading

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