Data Protection Commission publishes 2019 Annual Report
Highlights of the 2019 Annual Report include:
- 7,215 complaints were received in 2019 representing a 75% increase on the total number of complaints (4,113) received in 2018.
- 5,496 complaints in total were concluded in 2019.
- 6,069 valid data security breaches were notified representing a 71% increase on the total number of valid data security breaches (3,542) recorded in 2018.
- Almost 48,500 contacts were received through the DPC’s Information and Assessment Unit, including 22,200 telephone calls and 22,300 emails.