# Data Protection Commission

Last year
Helen Dixon stepping down as Data Protection Commissioner in February to move to ComReg role
TikTok gets green light to challenge €345m fine from watchdog over children's privacy failure
TikTok launches High Court challenge against €345m DPC fine over processing of children’s data
TikTok fined €345 million by Ireland's data watchdog over processing of children’s data
Court dismisses claim DPC failed to fully investigate complaint over alleged Google data breach
Facebook-owner Meta hit with record fine of €1.2 billion by Ireland's Data Protection Commission
Watchdog 'assessing' data breach report from Munster Technological University cyber attack
WhatsApp Ireland fined €5.5 million for breaches of GDPR
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Data Protection Commission warned legal costs could drain resources, document shows
Instagram launches High Court appeal against record €405 million fine
DPC defends handling of social media investigations after €405 million Instagram fine
Instagram hit by record €405 million fine by Data Protection Commissioner
Irish Data Protection Commission in discussions with Twitter over security risk claims
Alleged excessive data gathering by Department of Social Protection being examined
Data complaint lodged against GeoDirectory for 'selling personal information' to companies
Data watchdog issues €17 million fine against Facebook
High Court challenge alleges DPC failed to investigate complaint made about Google, IAB Europe
Four months before all people who had data stolen in cyber attack are contacted, says HSE
DPC warns about use of CCTV outside private homes after over 150 complaints in past year
Ireland's data watchdog raises concerns over new Facebook/Ray-Ban smart glasses
WhatsApp Ireland fights back against Data Protection Commissioner's €225 million fine
GSOC finds IT security 'vulnerability' following cyber warning
Data regulator to conduct audit of every Irish political party
High Court rejects Facebook bid to block probe that could stop data transfers from EU to US
Committee to hear criticisms and calls for reform of Data Protection Commission
Mary Lou McDonald says voters can 'of course' ask Sinn Féin what information the party holds on them
Data Protection Commission launches probe into Facebook over user data breach
Data watchdog awaiting 'firm answers' from Facebook over information leak
Data watchdog launches inquiry into Health Department's processing of personal data
Two people complained that they were identifiable in a HSE case study on the dangers of Covid
'Needed further thinking': DPC paused Facebook's plan to expand its suicide and self-harm prevention tools
Over 6,600 data security breaches notified last year – watchdog
'Big rise' in complaints about domestic CCTV cameras, Data Protection Commissioner says
Data Protection Commission fines Twitter €450,000 over GDPR breach
Minister for Justice and Irish Prison Service appeal data watchdog finding about officers' thumbprints
Facebook launches High Court challenge to DPC's order to suspend EU-US data transfers
Facebook told it can no longer send user data from EU to US
Department of Social Protection defends 'legal basis' for checks by social welfare inspectors at airports
Data watchdog has 'serious doubts' over whether social welfare inspectors acted lawfully at airports
Data Protection Commission completes probe into Twitter's handling of data breach