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Relevant cases

This section contains hyperlinks to some relevant case law.

 

Title   Case Description
AB  and  A Chief Constable    Objection to processing, unfair use of personal data in reference
     
AB  v Ministry of Justice   Failure to comply with subject access request, compensation, damage not limited to pecuniary, distress
     
CSA  v  Information Commissioner   Personal data, barnardisation
     
Durant v FSA   "Personal data" & "Relevant filing systems"
     
Durham CC v Dunn    SAR, right to information not documents, legal proceedings
     
Elliott v Lloyds TSB Bank Plc   SAR, not abuse of process
     
Ezsias v Welsh Ministers    SAR, court application, right of access not "necessarily coterminous with a right to disclosure of documents"
     
Google v AEPD and Gonzalez C131/12   EU Court of Justice "Right to be Forgotten" Ruling May 2014
     
Google v Vidal-Hall & Anors UK EWCA 2015   Moral damage' compensation claims
     
"Right to be Forgotten" ruling Factsheet   EU Court of Justice Ruling on Right to be forgotten
     
Grinyer v Plymouth Hospital NHS Trust 2011   Unreported Case - unauthorised disclosure data protection compensation award
     
Guriev v Community Safety Development Ltd [2016] EWHC 643 (QB)   SAR, pre-litigation, not abuse of process, consideration of requirements for relying on exemptions
     
Halliday v Creation Consumer Finance [2013] EWCA Civ 333   Distress must be directly linked to data breach for consumers to claim compensation
     
I v Finland   Security measures Art 8 - "practical and effective protection to exclude any possibility of unauthorised access occurring"
     
Information Commissioner v FSA and Edem   Appeal to Upper Tribunal Appeal (FOI/DPA crossover personal data definitions taking account of Durant)
     
Ittihadieh v Cheyne Gdns & Anors Joined Deer v Oxford University   SAR
     
Johnson v MDU   Johnson v MDU
     
Kololo v Chief of Police of the Metropolis 2015 EWHC 600 QB   Kololo - SAR not abuse of process, the existence of other lawful means of obtaining the requested data (e.g., through a contractual or statutory right) is irrelevant and does not allow the data controller to refuse to honour the subject access request; accuracy of data
     
Moorcroft Judgment IOM   Inaccurate reference and opinions, compensation
     
R v Rooney   R v Rooney unlawful obtaining
     
R (Lord) v Secretary of State for Home Department   Lord - Subject Access requests Fair Processing
     
Smeaton v Equifax CA[2013] EWCA Civ 108   Smeaton v Equifax - accuracy decision
     
Smith v Lloyds TSB   Smith v Lloyds TSB
     
Southampton City Council v ICO EA 2012/0171   Southampton City Council v ICO Enforcement Notice Appeal CCTV
     
Southern Pacific Personal Loans Limited [2013] EWHC 2485 (Ch)   Subject access requests, fifth principle, data controller