The UK Government has published its response to the consultation on its proposed reform of the UK’s data protection regime (which we have provided further information on in our previous legal update available here.) Whilst the UK Government has proposed several incremental reforms to the UK’s data protection laws that will diverge from the standards set under the European General Data Protection Regulation (“EU GDPR”), the proposals fall short of the extensive reform, or replacement, of UK GDPR previously considered.

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