Press Release Primetime Investigates Programme: Data Protection Commissioner takes action Following last night's Primetime Investigates Programme, the Data Protection Commissioner, Billy Hawkes, this morning met with the associations representing mortgage brokers to discuss the serious allegations raised. He was accompanied by officials from the Financial Regulator who facilitated the meeting. The
ComReg and Data Protection Commissioner launch campaign to stop cold callsThe Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg), and the Office of theData Protection Commissioner (ODPC), today launched a press campaign to informconsumers about how they can stop unwanted marketing calls.Cold Calls – for marketing purposes - can be intrusive and, for the most part, areunsolicited. All telephone users can now ensure that they don't receive such coldcalls in the future.If consumers wish to avail of
Seminar - 'Health Research & Protecting Patient Rights' – 29th November 2006, Heritage Hotel, Killenard, Co. Laois
Press ReleaseRights of Patient VindicatedThe Data Protection Commissioner, Billy Hawkes, today welcomed the resolution of a long running investigation which his Office has conducted in relation to a patient's right under Data Protection legislation to access their medical records held in a medical facility in Carlow.Speaking today, the Commissioner indicated that he was “very satisfied with the outcome which has ensured that the patient in question will now receive access to their full medical
The Data Protection Commissioner wishes to announce the re-location of his office to Portarlington, Co. Laois as part of the Government's Decentralisation Programme.
Introduction of On-line Registration & Renewal Facility.The Data Protection Commission is pleased to announce the introduction of our on-line Registration system. This facility will allow you to manage your registration from initial registration through annual renewal to amendments as required. Payment is also processed on-line. You may make payment by Mastercard, Visa or Laser.
The 28th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners took place in London from 2-3 November. This significant gathering of data protection regulators and leading commercial entities was primarily focused on the subject of "The Surveillance Society" and the necessary debate on the social consequences of such surveillance and consequently where it should begin and end. A comprehensive report on this issue commissioned by the UK Information Commissioner for the conference is available at http://www.privacyconference2006.co.uk.
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