Data Protection

Practice Area

Our data protection portfolio is compiled by some of the best authors in their field, with titles ranging from A User’s Guide to Data Protection: Law and Policy to Cornerstone on Information Law.

In addition, all our data protection titles are available as part of our online services.

Recently Published and Soon to Publish Titles

The new UK Data Protection Act 2018 and recent introduction of GDPR means that data protection is a hot topic for businesses. The new third edition of our ‘go-to’ publication, A User’s Guide to Data Protection: Law and Policy, details all the compliance issues around UK data protection rules and regulations. Offering guidance through the complex web of data protection issues concerning customers, prospective customers and users.

Cornerstone on Information Law is a new practical guide to data protection law, FOI and environmental information regulations. Aimed at data protection officers and practitioners in Freedom of Information (FOI)/environmental information, alongside their lawyers that may hold a general rather than specialist knowledge in this area.

The new fifth edition of Government and Information Rights, is the leading text providing advice on the access, disclosure and retention of government records under UK, EU and ECHR requirements. Written as an essential guide for all those dealing with public authority information, the new edition is extensively revised following numerous developments in both the UK and EU law.

Our data protection publications provide valuable advice and guidance to support the study and practice of others. Be sure to browse our most recent and soon to publish titles available below…

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Data Protection Books

Cyber Security: Law and Guidance

What is cyber security? Cyber security is concerned with both the security of cyber space and the security of entities that use or rely on cyber space such as: – The internet and the world-wide web. – The facilities and apparatus that underpin and connect the internet and the world-wide web (for example, telecommunications, internet access and internet service provision). – The facilities and apparatus that support the provision of... Read more

A User’s Guide to Data Protection: Law and Policy

Data Protection is a minefield of complex rules and regulations. It is an area of law that impacts on every organisation, large or small, that handles personal data. A User’s Guide to Data Protection: Law and Policy, Third Edition sets out all the compliance issues that organisations need to be aware of in order to successfully comply with UK data protection rules and regulations, along with a full assessment of... Read more

Cornerstone on Information Law

Cornerstone on Information Law is aimed at data protection officers and practitioners in Freedom of Information (‘FOI’)/environmental information; and also at lawyers, who may oversee their work but who are likely to have general rather than specialist knowledge in this area. FOI/environmental information practitioners are to be found in small teams in most public authorities (eg local and central government, quangos, universities, regulatory bodies). They handle information requests from the... Read more

Criminal Records, Privacy and the Criminal Justice System: A Handbook

The state has a long memory, and arguably its keenest powers of recollection are reserved for those who come into contact with the criminal justice system. From the moment of an arrest until many years after a conviction or caution, a person may be exposed to real reputational damage that continues to impact on their professional and personal lives. In many cases, sensitive personal data will be retained or records... Read more