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Ronan Daly Jermyn
Children require specific protection with regard to their personal data as they may be less aware of the risks, consequences and safeguards concerned and their rights in relation to the processing of personal data.
Matheson
The General Data Protection Regulation regulates cross-border processing of personal data. For many organizations, identifying their lead supervisory authority ...
Mason Hayes & Curran
In October 2017, the Article 29 Working Party, the collective group of European data protection authorities (WP29), adopted new Guidelines on profiling and automated decision-making under the GDPR.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On the 20th September 2017, the EU published a position paper in relation to Brexit entitled the ‘Use of Data and Protection of Information Obtained or Processed before the withdrawal date'.
Matheson
Almost two years to the day following the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") in Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner, the issue of transatlantic data transfers...
Arthur Cox
The General Data Protection Regulation is due to be implemented on 25 May 2018 and will replace the Data Protection Directive 1995 which was transposed into Irish law by the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003.
Mason Hayes & Curran
During the last 12 months, businesses had to focus heavily on their readiness for the incoming European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Arthur Cox
In January 2017, the European Commission published its proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation ("ePR") to replace the existing ePrivacy Directive (Directive 2002/58/EC).
Matheson
In 1999, Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy shocked a group of reporters and analysts by telling them that consumer privacy issues were a red herring – "you have zero privacy anyway - get over it".
Arthur Cox
The countdown to GPDR commencement on 25th May 2018 continues and one of the most pressing questions concerning organisations is ‘who will be our Data Protection Officer (‘DPO')'?
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On Wednesday, the Global Privacy Enforcement Network ("GPEN") published its findings from its 2017 "Sweep".
Mason Hayes & Curran
In 2014, the Digital Rights Ireland case was referred from the Irish High Court to the CJEU for a preliminary ruling on the validity of the EU Data Retention Directive 2006/24/EC (the "Directive").
Mason Hayes & Curran
Companies that deploy security systems which require employee biometric data, such as fingerprints, to validate and record access to restricted areas must consider how they will process this data...
Arthur Cox
Under the Directive, data transfers to third countries outside the EEA are generally prohibited unless the European Commission considers the level of data protection in that country...
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) recently announced an online consultation on certain aspects of the GDPR.
Mason Hayes & Curran
A recent Supreme Court judgment demonstrates the importance of protecting individuals' rights to privacy when conducting regulatory investigations.
Dillon Eustace
When the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) comes into force on 25 May next the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner will be able to impose for the first time large administrative fines...
Arthur Cox
The countdown to GPDR commencement on 25th May 2018 continues and one of the most pressing questions concerning organisations is ‘who will be our Data Protection Officer (‘DPO')'?
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Irish High Court has today confirmed that it will be seeking a ruling from the CJEU on questions as to the validity of the standard contractual clauses mechanism for transfers of personal data...
Maples and Calder
The General Data Protection Regulation1 ("GDPR") will become law across the EU on 25 May 2018 and substantially updates the current data protection regime.
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Arthur Cox
In January 2017, the European Commission published its proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation ("ePR") to replace the existing ePrivacy Directive (Directive 2002/58/EC).
Matheson
The General Data Protection Regulation regulates cross-border processing of personal data. For many organizations, identifying their lead supervisory authority ...
Mason Hayes & Curran
The first ‘right to be forgotten' case in the Irish courts came before Dublin Circuit Civil Court in May 2016.
Maples and Calder
The General Data Protection Regulation1 ("GDPR") will become law across the EU on 25 May 2018 and substantially updates the current data protection regime.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
One of the more noteworthy aspects of the 2016 Annual Report of the Data Protection Commissioner (the "DPC"), launched earlier in 2017, was the statement that the Special Investigations Unit of the DPC ...
Matheson
This summer has seen significant developments on both sides of the Atlantic in legal cases concerning international data privacy law.
Mason Hayes & Curran
In 2014, the Digital Rights Ireland case was referred from the Irish High Court to the CJEU for a preliminary ruling on the validity of the EU Data Retention Directive 2006/24/EC (the "Directive").
Arthur Cox
The countdown to GPDR commencement on 25th May 2018 continues and one of the most pressing questions concerning organisations is ‘who will be our Data Protection Officer (‘DPO')'?
Dillon Eustace
With less than a year to the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and given its far reaching effect on those who process personal data, it is important to consider the potential consequences...
Mason Hayes & Curran
Last month, the Irish government published the General Scheme of the Data Protection Bill 2017 (the "Scheme").
Matheson
On 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) (the "GDPR") will come into force across the EU. This follows a two year implementation period following which the GDPR...
Maples and Calder
In overturning a 2016 judgment, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ruled that a Romanian company violated an individual's right to privacy when it monitored his computer activity.
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