As a service to the Privacy Industry, this resources page provides a series of papers, articles and links to other sites useful as a starting point for research or presentations on Data Protection and Privacy.

To the best of our knowledge all of the resources on this page are available for public use. However if you are going to use them for a commercial purpose you would need to confirm the copyright position for yourself.

If you have a paper or link you would like to add to the resource page please email

News Stories

December 2015 UK leads e-commerce says Google’s Schmidt

Dec 2015 Facewatch ‘thief recognition’ CCTV on trial in UK stores

Oct 2015 Patient power and technology ‘Changing medicine’

Aug 2015 BBC Carphone Warehouse hack

July 2015 Ashley Madison Hack

Guardian UN DP Rapporteur appointed

NY Times Hacking item

How Many Times Has Your Personal Information Been Exposed to Hackers – The New York Times

Germany freedom of speech

Sept 2014 Personal data stores found leaking online


Internet of Things security

US v EU Culture on Privacy & DP

Is encryption enough?

Cisco and Privacy

http://C:\Users\James\Documents\Privacy Practice\Resources\New Cisco VP Privacy Must Not Be Sacrificed By Big Data – Page 1 CRN.htm

Safe Harbor from a marketer’s perspective

Safe Harbor from Silicon Valley

California makes a start-up hire a CPO

Historical interest?

BBC wearable tech from 2012

Audio Programmes

BBC Radio 4 – Do I have a right to be forgotten? 7th Jan 2013

Papers & Reports

CtrlShift The data driven economy; towards sustainable growth (Report downloadable from the site)

Marketing & Do Not Track


Important legal cases

German sale of data base case

Right to be forgotten

James Leaton Gray on implications after RTBF – Cambridge Law conference (Video)

Google Transparency reports takedown

White paper on ‘People Search sites’


Data Breaches

2016 UK Student data losat by Greenwich University

2016 US health insurers Centene loses 950,000 people’s records

2015 Norton Cyber insights

2015 UK Government  Summary

2015 UK Government  Full report

2103 UK Government Summary

2013 UK Government  Tech report

Good DP resource sites

Taylor Wessing Data Hub:

Matrix download site:

Hogan Lovels:

Hunton & Williams:

ICO Blog

Subscription links

Regulatory sites


Art 29

EU Commission

EU Parl