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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...
Maples and Calder
In a significant decision regarding the manner in which personal data is transferred outside the EEA, Ms. Justice Caroline Costello in the Irish High Court yesterday, ...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On the 24 August 2017, the UK Department for Exiting the European Union published its position paper ‘The Exchange and Protection of Personal Data – A Future Partnership Paper'.
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.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the definition of "personal data" encompasses a handwritten examination script for the purposes of the Data Protection Directive.
Mason Hayes & Curran
In our recent article, Privacy in Mobile mHealth Apps (Part I), we discussed the core aim of the ‘Code of Conduct on privacy for mHealth apps' (Code): to regulate and secure the personal data...
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") has rejected a proposed deal between the EU and Canada for the sharing of passenger data, claiming that it violates data protection and privacy laws.
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.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 3 October 2017, the Irish High Court held that it is up to the ECJ to determine whether Standard Contractual Clauses are a valid method of transferring personal data outside of the EU...
Mason Hayes & Curran
In September 2017, the European Court of Human Rights (the ECtHR) overturned a January 2016 decision of its lower court regarding employee privacy in the workplace.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
A recent decision by a Californian court has ruled that Yahoo, now known as 'Oath', must face litigation as a result of failing to report the largest-ever cyber-attacks to date.
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 ...
Arthur Cox
The countdown to commencement of the GDPR is on. While guidance will continue to emerge on many of the newer topics addressed in the GDPR...
Dillon Eustace
Consent continues to be a lawful basis for processing personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation.
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Ronan Daly Jermyn
A recent decision by a Californian court has ruled that Yahoo, now known as 'Oath', must face litigation as a result of failing to report the largest-ever cyber-attacks to date.
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.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the definition of "personal data" encompasses a handwritten examination script for the purposes of the Data Protection Directive.
Mason Hayes & Curran
In our recent article, Privacy in Mobile mHealth Apps (Part I), we discussed the core aim of the ‘Code of Conduct on privacy for mHealth apps' (Code): to regulate and secure the personal data...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On the 24 August 2017, the UK Department for Exiting the European Union published its position paper ‘The Exchange and Protection of Personal Data – A Future Partnership Paper'.
Mason Hayes & Curran
In September 2017, the European Court of Human Rights (the ECtHR) overturned a January 2016 decision of its lower court regarding employee privacy in the workplace.
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 ...
Dillon Eustace
With less than a year to the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the "GDPR") it is important to consider the potential consequences for data controllers and data processors in the event of a breach.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The first ‘right to be forgotten' case in the Irish courts came before Dublin Circuit Civil Court in May 2016.
Dillon Eustace
Consent continues to be a lawful basis for processing personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation.
Arthur Cox
The countdown to commencement of the GDPR is on. While guidance will continue to emerge on many of the newer topics addressed in the GDPR...
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The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") will come into effect on 25 May 2018. It will introduce a number of significant changes for managing data.
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