Smart devices are fast becoming near ubiquitous, with wearable devices such as watches, earphones, eyeglasses, now able to capture and record data about the wearer.

Technology moves much faster than the application of law and people don’t know the extent to which such personal data can be shared by third parties or protected. With a general lack of standards and case law about such data, only judges are currently answering this question on a case-by-case basis.