# data-protection-commissioner - Today’s News
# data-protection-commissioner - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
The company accepts that “this is an unusual territory for a utility to be in”.
# data-protection-commissioner - Saturday 31 May, 2014
The DPC is to open a new sub office in Dublin following Cabinet agreement this week.
# data-protection-commissioner - Monday 12 May, 2014
The office says that “in the Irish context, a person’s home address is an important part of their identity.
# data-protection-commissioner - Wednesday 7 May, 2014
He stressed that if he takes any legal action, it would not be at the taxpayer’s expense.
# data-protection-commissioner - Tuesday 6 May, 2014
Mick Wallace was named by Alan Shatter as having been cautioned by gardaí for using his phone while driving – an act that has been ruled as having broke the law.
# data-protection-commissioner - Sunday 4 May, 2014
The Sunday Independent reported today that the
Data Protection Commissioner will find that the Minister broke the law. # data-protection-commissioner - Saturday 5 April, 2014
# data-protection-commissioner - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
The feature on CollegeTimes.ie scrapes Facebook for photos of attractive students.
# data-protection-commissioner - Friday 22 November, 2013
The Public Accounts Committee has been asked to hand back files it has received alleging abuse of the penalty points system.
# data-protection-commissioner - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
Customers are being advised to check for unusual transactions over the last month.
# data-protection-commissioner - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
The message contained specific details about the young teenager’s physical and mental wellbeing and a photograph of her in hospital.
# data-protection-commissioner - Thursday 30 May, 2013
Independent TD Luke Ming Flanagan would not discuss the substance of a complaint he has made to the
Data Protection Commissioner about the Justice Minister Alan Shatter. # data-protection-commissioner - Wednesday 27 March, 2013
Justice Minister Alan Shatter said today that he has had concerns for some time about sensitive and confidential information finding its way into the public domain.
# data-protection-commissioner - Thursday 14 February, 2013
ComReg and the
Data Protection Commissioner say because the calls came from abroad, they can take no action against them. # data-protection-commissioner - Monday 24 December, 2012
Data Protection Commissioner said it has received a number of complaints about the calls, which initially began in November. # data-protection-commissioner - Wednesday 19 December, 2012
# data-protection-commissioner - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
Max Schrems and his group, ‘Europe v Facebook’, is preparing legal action against the Irish
The mobile phone company, which has 1.6 million customers in Ireland, says there is a “low risk to customer data privacy” and says the tape is likely to be still in an O2 building.
Austrian student group Europe-v-Facebook alleges legal breaches against Facebook Ireland, which hosts global accounts.
# data-protection-commissioner - Tuesday 27 November, 2012
Data Protection Commissioner said it has reshuffled staff to deal with the rising volume of complaints. # data-protection-commissioner - Friday 23 November, 2012
5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…
Data Protection Commissioner has continued to receive complaints about the automated phone calls but says it may be unable to take action. # data-protection-commissioner - Thursday 22 November, 2012
Two investigations into the calls have begun today.
# data-protection-commissioner - Tuesday 23 October, 2012
The data watchdog has asked the manufacturer of potentially vulnerable software to provide a full list of affected schools.
# data-protection-commissioner - Monday 17 September, 2012
Data Protection Commissioner settles a complaint with Vodafone over breaches of laws on unsolicited marketing. # data-protection-commissioner - Wednesday 12 September, 2012
Ireland’s data regulator is looking for expert advice regarding the potential impact communications and security technologies are likely to have on data protection rights.
# data-protection-commissioner - Thursday 9 August, 2012
From Business ETC
Personal customer reports provided by the bank to the Irish Credit Bureau misrepresented information on missed loan repayments.
# data-protection-commissioner - Monday 30 July, 2012
The watchdog is monitoring whether the social media giant is following recommendations made in a recent audit.
# data-protection-commissioner - Saturday 18 February, 2012
The travel agency’s website had briefly shown details of some of its online customers, including passport details, to the public.
# data-protection-commissioner - Friday 17 February, 2012
Usernames and passwords were compromised in the attack on the exam support service.
# data-protection-commissioner - Monday 13 February, 2012
# data-protection-commissioner - Friday 10 February, 2012
Bank account details of some 550 customers may be at risk as Eircom has only now revealed a data breach that occurred last year.
# data-protection-commissioner - Thursday 5 January, 2012
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Phil Hogan was responding to criticisms by the
Data Protection Commissioner earlier today who said it was a “somewhat disturbing development” that the gov # data-protection-commissioner - Wednesday 21 December, 2011
In tonight’s Fix: Facebook to make major changes after Irish investigation; a possible solution for ghost estates; and the worst delivery man you’ll see today.
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
The world’s largest social network will make significant changes to its privacy settings for worldwide users after an Irish audit.
# data-protection-commissioner - Sunday 18 December, 2011
The broadband firm’s ‘three strikes’ system has reportedly been struck down in a move described as ‘highly significant’ for internet users.
# data-protection-commissioner - Wednesday 7 December, 2011
The social network says that the bug, which allowed users’ private photos to be accessed, has since been fixed.
# data-protection-commissioner - Thursday 17 November, 2011
Data Protection Commissioner is worried about the “proportionality and justification” for having cameras in Irish taxis which record pictures AND sound.