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Is it legal to discriminate on marital status for car insurance/pensions etc.?

The UK is no longer an EU member and is able to depart from EU Directives (although in this case that hasn't happened, yet). The Act here is UK law, the Equality Act 2010 The particular areas to ...
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Is it legal to discriminate on marital status for car insurance/pensions etc.?

I assume [the ECJ ruling] is based on discrimination law, of which gender is only one of a list of protected characteristics. This is incorrect. The ECJ does not interpret or enforce UK national law, ...
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Is deciding to use google fonts the sort of decision that makes an entity a controller rather than a processor?

If the website collects personal data (for example an IP address) and decides to share that with a third party (for example Google) then it is by definition a data controller. The fact that the IP ...
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Can computer performance metrics be personal data?

Device performance data can be personal data if it is tied to the individual user. Scorecard seems to attempt to generate user profiles which would seem to fall under GDPR. Scorecard admits collecting ...
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What effect might recent US Supreme Court decisions/revelations have on extradition requests to the US?

The lack of the right to a fair trial can be a bar to extradition, in general. But the bar is high: the "destruction of the very essence" of the right to a fair trial (described further ...
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Noncompetes when the company doesn't have a product (EU)

united-states Can you violate a noncompete clause with a company that is not actively competing? No. There are many reasons that a no-compete clause might be invalid. Many states, most notably, ...
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How can I take legal action on a company who refused to send chat script on customer's request

You have no legal right to a "chat script". Maybe this is a language issue? A "chat script" is a script the customer service representative uses to do their work. It has nothing to ...
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Are there EU consumer protections on annual subscription renewals for digital content?

As to the question in the subject line, yes, there are consumer protections. They may not be relevant in your case as specified in the body of your question, if you did indeed 'forget' to cancel in ...
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Hotlinking img as profile picture

It's illegal to embed media from other sites without consent Landgericht M√ľnchen I published a verdict on 10.01.2007 (AZ: 21 O 20028/05) that explicitly dealt with hotlinking a photo to embed it into ...
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Are there continent wide standards for what constitutes a hand free phone wrt driving?

Are there continent wide standards for what constitutes a hand free phone wrt driving? Short Answer No. These rules are established on a state by state basis in the U.S. and otherwise on a country by ...
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Are there EU consumer protections on annual subscription renewals for digital content?

Your Contract Prevails Your contract contains how and when you can cancel it, and when a contract renewal happens. Unless the contract contains a grace period, you are bound by the contract.
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Hotlinking img as profile picture

What are the legal implications of this, does this under any Copyright or similiar issues? So lets say I browse your site and then the code on your site makes a GET request to a third party site for ...
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Does the right to "good administration" in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union bind national governments?

The short answer is that the E.U. charter, on its face, provides the Right in Title V, Section 1 only with respect to European Union bodies and not from national governments. It is possible (and ...
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