The new DPC website is currently under construction. Our latest guidance in relation to GDPR, which comes into effect on 25th May, 2018, can be found at gdprandyou.ie and via pages on this website starting with "NEW" as per the navigation pane on the left. All other material on this site relates to the previous legislative regime under the Data Protection Acts 1988-2003 ("the Acts"). While the Acts may continue to apply in some circumstances, as of 25th May, 2018 the GDPR is the primary piece of legislation governing data protection.

Data Protection Commission

The Data Protection Commissioner invites data controllers and others to make full use of these pre-prepared presentations in their training and familiarisation programmes. The presentations contain generic information on data protection rights and obligations. Some presentations may be of greater relevance to a particular sector; please choose among them to find the most suitable.

List of presentations

Your Rights

Duties of Data Controllers 

Data Protection Law



Records Management

Data Protection and Freedom of Information

Workplace, Health and Safety

Data Protection and Human Rights

Data Breaches

Credit Unions