Fox Rothschild LLP (JD Supra Ireland)
Irish Data Commissioner Discusses Schrems II, Enforcement And Consent
“I worry that we are caught in a DPA (Data Protection Authority) beauty contest of who issues the bigger fine,” said Ireland Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon in her keynote for Daniel Solove’s Privacy+Security Academy Fall Forum Keynote...
Ireland, Luxembourg Add Guidance On COVID-19 And GDPR
Luxembourg- Employers should NOT: •require that employees communicate to them daily a statement of their body temperature or fill out medical sheets or questionnaires •have visitors or other external persons sign a declaration by which they certify that they have no symptoms of the coronavirus or that they have not recently traveled to a risk zone, etc...
Irish DPC Issues New Guidance For Data Controllers On Data Security
Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has published guidance on data security. Key Takeaways- The most effective means of mitigating the risk of lost or stolen personal data is not to hold the data in the first place.
Irish Data Protection Commission Issues Guidance On Right Of Access Under GDPR
Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has issued a guidance note on the right of access under the General Data Protection Regulation.
Ireland Issues Data Breach Notification Guidance
The Irish Data Protection Commission has issued guidance on data breach notification under GDPR. Key takeaways: A personal data breach is a security incident that negatively impacts the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of personal data, with the consequence that the controller is unable to ensure compliance with the principles for processing personal data as outlined in Article 5 of...
Irish Data Protection Commission Issues Guide To Data Protection Impact Assessments
We heard recently from French Data Protection Authority CNIL on the topic of Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs). Now, Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has issued its own Guidance Note on DPIAs under The General Data Protection Regulation.
Irish Data Protection Commission Clarifies Its Role In Protecting Individuals’ Rights
The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) does not have any power to order an organization to pay compensation to an affected data subject. In the case of administrative fines, any funds collected from these fines go to the state exchequer.
Irish Data Protection Commission Clarifies: GDPR Does Not Preclude Communion Photos
The GDPR that stole communion… Some schools in Ireland have been banning photographs at communion, citing GDPR. The Irish Data Protection Commission clarified in a guidance titled “Taking Photos at School Events: Where Common Sense Comes Into Play” that this is not mandated by GDPR.
Irish Data Protection Commissioner To Address Children And Data Protection
The Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has launched a public consultation on children and data protection issues. The consultation will have two streams: one aimed at adult stakeholders, and the other aimed directly at children and young people.