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GDPR and Implications for Publishers

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Hachette UK

Carmelite House

50 Victoria Embankment

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EC4Y 0DZ

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With the new General Data Regulations coming into force next April, the PA is hosting a half-day event on the regulations, sponsored by the Publishers Licensing Society who is jointly owned by the Publishers Association and provide collective licensing and rights management services to the publishing industry. The seminar will give publishers an expert overview of the new legislation, explain what it means for publishers and provide guidance on dealing with different types of data. Providing this overview and answering your questions are a range of experts on data protection issues and specialist legal advisers to the publishing industry.


The seminar will cover:

  1. An overview of data protection laws as they exist and what is changing
    Alex Hardy, Harbottle & Lewis

  2. Author data
    Simon Dowson Collins, HarperCollins

  3. Consumer data
    Duncan Calow, DLA Piper

  4. Children’s data
    Nicola Cain, RPC

  5. IT Security and practical guidance on good practice
    Paul Glass, Taylor Wessing

  6. What publishers need to do before May 2018
    Natalie Barnfield, Harbottle & Lewis


Alex Hardy is a Senior Associate in Harbottle & Lewis’ Technology, Media & Entertainment Group, with a particular focus on the publishing industry. She is a former editor and in-house lawyer in the publishing industry and advises on a broad range of intellectual property and commercial matters, including data protection and ecommerce.

Simon Dowson Collins runs the legal and contracts team at HarperCollins UK, responsible for all legal advice to the company, including corporate and commercial matters, defamation, copyright, contractual matters, acquisitions, sales and the handling of all litigation.

Duncan Calow is a partner at DLA Piper and is well known for his work in the convergent TMC worlds of content, technology and e-commerce. He advises on commercial and contractual legal issues in copyright, databases and branding; advertising and consumer law; and privacy and libel. He has experience advising developer, producer, publisher and distributor clients on a range of issues.

Nicola Cain is Legal Director at Reynolds Porter Chamberlain and an expert in data privacy issues in the media and technology sectors. She advises on data protection compliance, including subject access requests and objections to processing, the impact of GDPR, cyber-incidents and data breaches and related complaints, regulatory investigations and enforcement, and litigation.

Paul Glass is a partner in the Disputes & Investigations group at Taylor Wessing, and has 10 years’ experience of working for clients on data breaches. He specialises in cybersecurity, data breach and contentious data protection, technology and IT disputes, cyber security, fraud and financial litigation.

Natalie Barnfield is an Associate at Harbottle & Lewis, advising businesses on all commercial, intellectual property and data protection matters. She works with clients operating in sectors including media and entertainment, and technology.

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Hachette UK

Carmelite House

50 Victoria Embankment

London

EC4Y 0DZ

United Kingdom

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