Emelia Bezant-Gahan reviews when police infringement of Article 8 ECHR rights is deemed ‘proportionate’
Analysts have described data as the ‘lifeblood of the digital world’ and there is no doubt data is one of the most valued commodities in the modern age. It is likely data will even become a form of currency in the future. As such, the correct management and approach to its retention is crucial. Most of the public discourse on data use may appear more prevalent in the fields of marketing, healthcare and retail – but there is an ever-evolving landscape of data protection judgments in the police law sphere that should be noted and analysed with interest.
Data retention versus respect for a private family life
It is true for many individuals that there are indiscretions in the past that ...