Privacy Law

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The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) in Great Britain relied on the wrong legal basis to disclose motorists' personal data to private car parking companies seeking to recover unpaid parking charges, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has ruled. In a six-page opinion published this

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Privacy campaigner Max Schrems, whose court cases against Facebook brought down two international data transfer frameworks and shaped digital policy across Europe, will deliver the keynote speech at the PrivSec World Forum in Dublin next week. Mr Schrems, who is already planning a fresh legal challe

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Uncertainty remains as to the correct interpretation of Article 82 of GDPR for the right of data subjects to obtain compensation for breaches of data. Rose Caroline McGrath BL and Mark Finan BL consider some of the approaches which are emerging from the references to the CJEU and the UK case law tog

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The indiscriminate collection of mobile phone data will only be allowed where a judge agrees there are national security grounds to do so, under new legislation which follows a successful EU court challenge brought by convicted murderer Graham Dwyer. The Department of Justice yesterday published the

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Legislation underpinning the retention of data by gardaí will be amended following a successful EU court challenge brought by convicted murderer Graham Dwyer, the government has announced. In April, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that the "general

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Claire Morrissey, partner at Maples and Calder, examines the common themes which have dominated the GDPR landscape in Ireland and across Europe. Yesterday marked the fourth anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR). Over the course of its first four years, some commo

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The PSNI is facing legal action after a data breach reportedly saw the personal information of 152 people shared with police in the United States. The force said it had referred itself to the Police Ombudsman and informed the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in relation to the breach, the Bel

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The government has been urged to clarify whether proposed legislation on digital recording by gardaí explicitly covers facial recognition and other emerging technologies. The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission said the human rights and equality implications of these technologies need

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The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has launched judicial review proceedings against the Data Protection Commission (DPC) over its alleged failure to protect people from the practice of "real-time bidding" for online advertising. In an affidavit filed with the High Court, plaintiff Dr Johnn

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