Data Protection

Author:Mr Edward Gleeson, Catherine Allen, Niall Michel, Brian Horkan and James Bardon
Profession:Mason Hayes & Curran
 
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The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner has concluded its investigation of the data protection issues arising from the sale of Dublin City Council's waste management business to Greyhound Recycling and Recovery. It was concluded that the core elements of the sale of the business did not breach the Data Protection Acts. However, the ODPC did note that, by notifying customers of their new service provider simultaneous to the completion of the sale but after the data transfer had occurred, it was not possible for the ODPC to come to the view that the "fair processing" requirements of the Data Protection Acts had been fully met by the Council...

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