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February 25, 2020

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 READ MORE

February 12, 2020

Some Links to help with Data Protection Compliance 2020

I have assembled some links from various regulators’ websites for your convenience. I hope they are helpful. Ireland Accountability: https://www.dataprotection.ie/en/news-media/blogs/operationalising-accountability-through-codes-conduct-and-certification READ MORE

December 17, 2019

Legal Bases for Processing Personal Data. A Guide.

As a first step in examining whether and how a controller processes personal data it is important to consider the READ MORE

November 5, 2019

Cloud and Contracts reminder from the DPC

The Irish Data Protection Commission has provided a helpful short guidance note about cloud services. …’A data controller must remain READ MORE

September 6, 2019

Raising a concern – evidence that may be required by the DPC | complaint

A helpful guide about lodging a concern or complaint with the DPC Main text from DPC website Access Requests There READ MORE

August 28, 2019

PSC CARD | PSC

July 19, 2019

Useful DPC Case Study about Email Marketing | gdpr

1)  Case Study 1 : Prosecution of Guerin Media Limited The DPC received unrelated complaints from three individuals about unsolicited marketing READ MORE

August 20, 2019

DPC Statement on Matters Pertaining to the Public Services Card

The following is a statement released by the Irish Data Protection Commission office about the use of the controversial Public READ MORE

June 25, 2019

Cookie Explainer | data protection

Worth viewing. Gives a clear run-through of basic cookie use

June 19, 2019

Health Research Regs. Update

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