Data Protection Commissioner
Data Protection Commissioner

Press Releases


 


11/12/2014 - Joint Open Letter to App Marketplaces
Press Release Global privacy guardians urge app marketplaces to make links to privacy policies mandatory December 11, 2014
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11/12/2014 PRESS RELEASE No 54/14 Court of Justice of the European Union Judgement Case C-212/13 Ryneš "Data from private CCTV cameras"
 Court of Justice of the European Union PRESS RELEASE No 175/14 Luxembourg, 11 December 2014 Judgment in Case C-212/13 Ryneš - Data from private CCTV cameras overlooking public spaces and private homes  Please find details of the press release in the following link 
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25/11/14 - Successful prosecution of a private investigator by the Data protection Commissioner at Dublin district court.
The Data Protection Commissioner today welcomed the outcome of prosecution proceedings which concluded at Dublin Metropolitan District Court and which were taken by her Office against a private investigator. 
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6/10/14 - Data Protection Commissioner welcomes outcome of prosecution proceedings against Private Investigators.
 Data Protection Commissioner welcomes outcome of prosecution proceedings against Private Investigators. 
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10/09/14 - Global Privacy Sweep raises concerns about mobile apps
 Global Privacy Sweep raises concerns about mobile apps As mobile apps explode in popularity, many of them are seeking access to large amounts of personal information.
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13/08/14 - Guide to Audit Process
This guidance was originally published in 2009. This revised version has been updated to take account of legislative developments and to reflect any changes in the approach of the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner to the audit process.
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29/07/14 - Enforced Subject Access now an Offence
The Minister for Justice and Equality has signed Statutory Instruments.
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18/06/14 - High Court Decision
Commissioner welcomes outcome of High Court Judicial Review
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30/5/2014 - Link to Google take-down request form
EU residents can request search engines to remove results for queries that include their name where those results are “inadequate, irrelevant or no
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26/5/14 - HIQA and Data Protection Commissioner sign Memorandum of Understanding
The Health Information and Quality Authority and the Data Protection Commissioner have signed a Memorandum of Understanding
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13/05/2014 PRESS RELEASE No 70/14 Court of Justice of the European Union Judgement in Case C-131/12 "Right to be Forgotten"
Court of Justice of the European Union PRESS RELEASE No 70/14Luxembourg, 13 May 2014 Judgment in Case C-131/12"Right to be Forgotten" Please find details of the press release in the following link
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12/5/14 - Annual Report 2013
 The Data Protection Commissioner today launched the Annual Report for 2013. The report is available
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08/04/2014 PRESS RELEASE No 54/14 Court of Justice of the European Union Judgement Cases C-293/12 & C-594/12 "Data Retention Directive"
 Court of Justice of the European Union PRESS RELEASE No 54/14Luxembourg, 8 April 2014 Judgment in Joined Cases C-293/12 and C-594/12 Digital Rights Ireland and Seitlinger and Others The Court of Justice declares the Data Retention Directive to be invalid  Please find details of the press release in the following link
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21/3/2014 - Data Protection Commissioner welcomes publication by An Garda Síochána of data protection audit.
Data Protection Commissioner welcomes publication by An Garda Síochána of data protection audit carried out by the OfficeMEDIA RELEASE - 21/3/2014 The Data Protection Commissioner, Billy Hawkes, today welcomed the publication by An Garda Síochána of the Report of the data protection audit carried out by his Office. This comprehensive and detailed audit was carried out under the instruction of the Data Protection Commissioner on foot of concerns about some of the
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27/1/14 - Press Release: Council of Europe Data Protection Day 28 January 2014: Results of Data Protection Public Awareness Survey released.
Public Awareness Survey released . -pdf.
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