Data Protection Commissioner
Data Protection Commissioner

Press Releases


 


11/10/2017 Data Protection Commissioner welcomes significant €4 million Budget 2018 funding increase
Additional funding critical to readying the Data Protection Commissioner's office for enhanced EU role and responsibilities arising from the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018·
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30/08/2017 Data Protection Commisisoner's Statement on the Public Services Card
The Data Protection Commissioner notes the ongoing public commentary in relation to the Public Services Card (PSC). While a framework to authenticate identity for individuals availing of State services is an entirely legitimate government policy choice, transparency to the public on the underpinning legislative provisions, what data is being collected, for what purpose, and with whom data may be shared and for
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25/05/2017 Press release - 1 year to GDPR
One year to game-changing General Data Protection Regulation but just 14% of SMEs have begun getting ready·
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Adobe PDF format document15/05/2017 Statement on use of Facial Detection Technology in Advertising
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11/04/2017 Commissioner launches Annual Report for 2016
The Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), Helen Dixon, today launched The 2016 Annual Report of the Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland, her third annual report since taking office. The report highlights activities and achievements across all aspects of the office's regulatory functions, including an increased volume of complaints being handled by the DPC, which reflects the growing awareness of, and concern for, data protection issues amongst individuals and organisations.
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