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#Data Commissioner

# data-commissioner - Friday 13 April, 2018

Data Commissioner expected to investigate potential IBRC data breach after complaint made

The Department of Finance confirmed that a former IBRC bank official had IBRC documents, and attempted to use them in an ongoing court case.

# data-commissioner - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act'

Up to 45,000 Irish Facebook profiles may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

# data-commissioner - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Laptop containing children's personal details stolen from car of HSE staff member

The laptop contained the age groups, schools, addresses and phone numbers of a number of children.

# data-commissioner - Sunday 6 April, 2014

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the last day of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

# data-commissioner - Saturday 22 March, 2014

"General snooping" likely reason gardaí looked up model 80 times --- Data Commissioner

An audit of the force’s data system found that the records of several high-profile people had been accessed inappropriately.

# data-commissioner - Sunday 9 March, 2014

McDonald's hidden bathroom camera isn't spying on cubicles or urinals Privacy This post contains images

McDonald's hidden bathroom camera isn't spying on cubicles or urinals

The device is pointed away from these areas and only has view of the bathroom’s sinks.

# data-commissioner - Friday 15 November, 2013

Column: The Loyaltybuild breach shows it's time to take data protection seriously

In countries lucky enough not to have suffered under a police state, data protection concerns do not always alarm the ordinary citizen. We need to wake up, writes Fergal Crehan.

# data-commissioner - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Supervalu warns 38,000 customers over possible data breach

A potential security breach was uncovered at a loyalty-programme company that runs the “Getawaybreaks” promotion for the supermarket chain. The Data Protection Commissioner has been informed.

# data-commissioner - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Column: How to protect your private data in a digital world

With Snowden, Prism and national security secrets in the news, it’s clear that technology has made privacy harder to ensure. Renaat Verbruggen gives a run down of how cryptography can protect your private information.

# data-commissioner - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Read Me: Why Facebook is at a very tricky stage

The Data Protection Commissioner here is finalising a report on the social media giant, writes Eoin Lynch, and the findings will be closely watched by the tech-business world…

# data-commissioner - Monday 30 April, 2012

Data Commissioner dealt with record number of complaints in 2011

Billy Hawkes said his office received 1,161 complaints for investigation last year.