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Personal Data in the Marketplace: Credit, Insurance, and Advertising

James B. Rule

in Privacy in Peril: How We Are Sacrificing a Fundamental Right in Exchange for Security and Convenience

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195307832
eISBN:
9780199944040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307832.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter studies surveillance in people's financial affairs and in the world of markets and profit-making. The discussion focuses on the marketing of personal data in three domains, namely direct ... More


Privacy in Peril: How We Are Sacrificing a Fundamental Right in Exchange for Security and Convenience

James B. Rule

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195307832
eISBN:
9780199944040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307832.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book offers a probing account of the erosion of privacy in American society, which shows that we are often unwitting, if willing, accomplices, providing personal data in exchange for security or ... More


Protection of Personal Data

Perry Keller

in European and International Media Law: Liberal Democracy, Trade, and the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198268550
eISBN:
9780191728518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268550.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter Eleven concerns the regulation of personal data processing as a fetter on the liberty to publish. As this Chapter discusses, in Europe, the human right to respect for privacy, and its special ... More


What is Regulated as Personal Data in Clouds?

W Kuan Hon, Christopher Millard, and Ian Walden

in Cloud Computing Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671670
eISBN:
9780191767463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671670.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter considers what information in clouds is, and what should be, classified as personal data under European Union data protection laws. It is crucial to tackle this question first as the ... More


How Do Restrictions on International Data Transfers Work in Clouds?

W Kuan Hon and Christopher Millard

in Cloud Computing Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671670
eISBN:
9780191767463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671670.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter considers how restrictions on cross-border transfers of data work, or perhaps don't work, in cloud environments and how they might be improved. The concept of ‘transfer’ and the ... More


Who is Responsible for Personal Data in Clouds?

W Kuan Hon, Christopher Millard, and Ian Walden

in Cloud Computing Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671670
eISBN:
9780191767463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671670.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Cloud computing technologies and service models are sufficiently complex that it is often the case that a provider of the whole or part of a multi-layered cloud service will not even know whether its ... More


Which Law(s) Apply to Personal Data in Clouds?

W Kuan Hon, Julia Hörnle, and Christopher Millard

in Cloud Computing Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671670
eISBN:
9780191767463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671670.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Data protection laws in the EU adopt a distinctive location-based approach to regulation. Jurisdiction depends either on where a controller or processor is ‘established’, in which case the relevant ... More


Research with human biological material and personal data in biobanks: legal and regulatory framework in Switzerland

Bianka S. Dörr

in Human Tissue Research: A European perspective on the ethical and legal challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199587551
eISBN:
9780191725630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587551.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on the present and future Swiss legal and regulatory framework for human tissue research. As to date there is no uniform legislation or regulation of research with human ... More


Key Issue 4: Personal Information – Dealing with Third-Party Data

Kevin Dunion

in Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of freedom of information as it is practiced in Scotland, with particular emphasis on issues concerning third-party data. One of the most common and contentious ... More


Working together? Sharing personal information in health and social care services

Val Baker

in Private and confidential?: Handling personal information in the social and health services

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349064
eISBN:
9781447303077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349064.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter offers a window onto the fast-changing world of interagency information sharing in the ‘Joint Future’ of health and social services. Government has taken up the challenge to raise ... More


Core Principles of Data Privacy Law

Lee A. Bygrave

in Data Privacy Law: An International Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199675555
eISBN:
9780191758904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675555.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses the basic principles of data privacy law. It presents the constituent elements of these principles, along with the similarities and differences in the way they are elaborated ... More


Personal data in the public sector: reconciling necessary sharing with confidentiality?

Christine Bellamy, Perri 6, and Charles Raab

in The glass consumer: Life in a surveillance society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347350
eISBN:
9781447303831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347350.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter takes up the thread of public sector interest in personal data, considering the reasons behind its appeal. It explains that imperatives on the public sector to use personal information ... More


Cooperation in the Field of Personal Data Protection: One World, One Standard?

Il Hwan Kim

in The European Union and South Korea: The Legal Framework for Strengthening Trade, Economic and Political Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668601
eISBN:
9780748684335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668601.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The protection of personal information is an issue that is addressed by legislation in most states. Yet, the degree of protection often differs from country to country. This chapter discusses the ... More


8.2 Data Sharing in Genomics—Is It Lawful?

Jane Kaye

in World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Sharing of sequence (genotype) data has contributed to major advances in the field of genomics, as shown by the development of a range of community resources, including the International Human Genome ... More


The Biopolitical Public Domain

Julie E. Cohen

in Between Truth and Power: The Legal Constructions of Informational Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190246693
eISBN:
9780190909543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246693.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

This chapter explores the emergence of a new factor of production in the informational economy—data flows relating to people and their activities—and identifies the legal construct that facilitates ... More


Exploring Personal Genomics

Joel T. Dudley and Konrad J. Karczewski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199644483
eISBN:
9780191774577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644483.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book provides a novel, inquiry-based approach to the understanding and interpretation of the practical, medical, physiological, and societal aspects of personal genomic information. The material ... More


Comment And Analysis: The Luxembourg Sense of the Internet: Towards a Right to Digital Privacy?

Oreste Pollicino and Marco Bassinio

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2014: Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190270513
eISBN:
9780190271909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270513.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter explores, from a theoretical perspective, how the Court of Justice of the European Union has approached, in the recent judgments concerning data retention and the right to be forgotten, ... More


Between public and private: privacy in social networking sites

Reijo Kupiainen, Annikka Suoninen, and Kaarina Nikunen

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Children and young people have adopted social networking as part of social relationships, learning and creative practices in their everyday life. Different social networking sites (SNS) offer a range ... More


The Crisis of Privacy and Sacrifice of Personal Data in the Name of National Security: CJEU Rulings Strengthening EU Data Protection Standards

Irena Nesterova

in How International Law Works in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198849667
eISBN:
9780191883941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849667.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Edward Snowden’s surveillance revelations in 2013 raised the issue of privacy and security in the public spotlight. These revelations underlined the need for a strong data protection framework. At ... More


Protecting Data Assets

Russell Walker

in From Big Data to Big Profits: Success with Data and Analytics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199378326
eISBN:
9780199378340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378326.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The creation of Big Data has resulted in the measurement of people, firms, and assets that were not intentionally measured. The ownership and management of the data created are subject to great legal ... More


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