Wednesday August 05, 2015
New or non-registered visitors to Facebook's website from within the EU are now being met with a banner outlining privacy information.
Tuesday June 23, 2015
The Data Protection Commissioner has dismissed ongoing criticism of the effectiveness of her office, saying it is well placed to regulate with the full efficacy that its stakeholders deserve.
Tuesday June 16, 2015
The HSE has said that due to problems with its online registration system for free GP care for children under six, a very small number of people had sight of some data relating to one other individual's application.
Monday June 15, 2015
European Union member states have endorsed a sweeping overhaul of the 28-country bloc's data protection laws, bringing a web of national laws into a single set of rules with the potential for heavy fines.
Monday May 18, 2015
The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner will today assume responsibility for ensuring the privacy and data of around 300 million people outside the US who use Twitter each month is adequately respected.
Friday May 15, 2015
Lawyers for Denis O'Brien have denied that the businessman threatened the High Court.
Wednesday April 15, 2015
Europe has been behind in the area of data protection and regulation for too long and it is time it caught up, according to the Minister of State Responsible for Data Protection.
Sunday March 29, 2015
Unprecedented garda access to the PPS numbers of more than two million road users is being considered by a special Government taskforce, according to documents seen by RTÉ's This Week.
Wednesday March 25, 2015
Irish Water has confirmed that it plans to send out water bills to more than 1.7 million households in the full knowledge that hundreds of thousands of those bills will be incorrect.
Tuesday March 24, 2015
A case gets under way today in the European Court of Justice on the extent to which US tech giants based in Ireland, such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft, should be allowed to transfer the personal data of users to the United States.