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Data Protection Commission

 Data Protection Commissioner

Publishes Annual Report 2014


The Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland, Helen Dixon, is pleased to announce the publication of her first annual report, covering the calendar year 2014. The Data Protection Commissioner outlines her approach to data protection regulation in a foreword, describes the roles and responsibilities of her Office, and presents a detailed review of her Office’s work, together with statistics and case studies.



Annual Report 2014