The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 are part of a series of laws and regulations that implement the EU telecoms framework into UK law. They deal with a person’s privacy rights when an organisation uses electronic communications to provide products and services to them. The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 implement […]

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 – the new ‘cookie law’ – came into force in May 2011. A key change in the cookie law is that website owners must now get the consent of a website user before placing a cookie on their computer or mobile device. The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 – […]

Computer Misuse Act 1990

Computer Misuse Act 1990

The Computer Misuse Act 1990 makes provision for securing computer material against unauthorised access or modification. The Computer Misuse Act was created to criminalize unauthorized access to computer systems and to discourage the more serious criminals from using a computer to assist in the commission of a criminal offence or from impairing or hindering access to data […]