Disclaimer

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

 

A 2005 Public Awareness Survey commissioned by the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner found that theyounger age group displayed some of the lowest levels of awareness and knowledge of data protection and personal privacy issues.In response to this finding, we consulted with teenagers and young adults and took into account their opinions and issues concerning their personal privacy.Some of our initiatives to promote awareness of data protection and privacy issues amongst this age group include :

 

Among the initiatives to promote awareness of data protection and privacy issues among the younger age group include :