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Data Protection Commission

Report of Data Protection Audit of Facebook Ireland Published

The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, Ireland today 21 December 2011 published the outcome of its audit of Facebook Ireland(FB-I) which was conducted over the last three months including on-site in Facebook Ireland's Headquarters in Dublin.  The Report is a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Ireland's compliance with Irish Data Protection law and by extension EU law in this area.

 

The report is available in 2 parts: the main body of the report, including recommendations and the appendices.

 

Report

 

Appendices