Data protection aspects of cloud computing

A discussion of the data protection aspects raised by cloud computing and the data protection requirements imposed by national and EU legislation. The note also coveres the legislation with which cloud service providers must comply and how they are best placed to do so.

Note: UK data protection law will change on 25 May 2018, when the EU General Data Protection Regulation takes effect, replacing the Data Protection Act 1998. See EU General Data Protection Regulation toolkit for information on the new Regulation and Practical Law's updating policy.

Roger Bickerstaff, Partner, Barry Jennings, Associate and Tessa Finlayson, Associate, Bird & Bird and Practical Law Data Protection

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