The Data Lex Blog

March 15, 2022

Publication of the .IE report IE Tipping Point’ reveals some eyewatering findings.

For example, when SMEs were asked how they protected customer data some of the responses were: 38% don’t know, 24% READ MORE

December 7, 2021

DPO enforcement programme – an additional 170 organisations brought into compliance The Data Protection Commission has completed a stage in its Data Protection Officer (DPO) enforcement programme, aimed at improving READ MORE

July 22, 2021

DPC provides Data Security Guidance for Microenterprises

The Data Protection Commission has developed this guidance to assist microenterprises in implementing the appropriate technical and organisational security measures READ MORE

May 7, 2021

A Look at DPA Decisions across Europe

Click the link find all DPA decisions by country name or DPA name. A useful resource to get a snapshot READ MORE

December 14, 2020

Irish Data Protection Commission Guidance on Transfers of Personal Data from Ireland to the UK at the end of the Transition Period (11pm on 31 December 2020)

October 8, 2020

DPC Cookie Use Enforcement Now Active!

Important now for website controllers to ensure their cookie/tracker compliance going forward. The DPC allowed 6 months to bring cookie READ MORE

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July 13, 2020


To say that the last few months has been extraordinary is somewhat of an understatement. Families, workers, businesses, organisations, Governments READ MORE

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: 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


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

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