Data Protection Commissioner

Press Releases


 

19/12/12 Press Release - Data Protection Commissioner commences action on "Cookie" law

Data Protection Commissioner commences action on "Cookie" law. The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner has this week written to some 80 websites seeking information on the steps that they have taken to meet the so called "cookie" obligations placed upon them with effect from 1 July 2011. 
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Adobe PDF format document16/10/2012 - Letter from the Article 29 Working Party to Google in relation to its new privacy policy.

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Adobe PDF format document21/09/12 - Facebook Ireland Audit Review Report

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21/09/12 Press Release - Facebook Ireland Audit Review Report

Report of Review of Facebook
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04/07/12 Press release on Cloud Computing

Data Protection Commissioner Publishes Guidance on dealing with the data protection issues that can arise from the use of Cloud Computing.
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03/07/12 Cloud Computing

DATA PROTECTION "IN THE CLOUD" People often mean different things when they talk about processing data "in the cloud".
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30/04/12 Press Release Annual Report 2011

The Data Protection Commissioner, Billy Hawkes, today launched his report for 2011. The Commissioner draws attention to the shift in the nature and type of complaints received by his Office with individuals concerned about the security of their personal data and the uses made of that data by software and technology applications.
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06/03/12 - Minister Shatter invites submissions on recent EU proposals to strengthen data protection safeguards

European Commission's proposal for a new Data Protection Regulation The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr Alan Shatter, T.D., today launched a consultation process on the European Commission's proposal for a new Regulation on data protection standards within the EU. The proposed Regulation is intended to replace the 1995 Data Protection Directive which sets standards for the protection of personal data and transfer of such data within the internal market and to countries outside
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Adobe PDF format documentFacebook Ireland Audit Report, December 2011

Final Report of audit of Facebook Ireland, Dec 2011
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Adobe PDF format documentAppendices to Facebook Ireland Audit Report, Dec 2011

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