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#GDPR

# gdpr - Monday 4 March, 2019

Data Protection Commission says it was 'categorically' never lobbied by Enda Kenny

An Observer article yesterday claimed Kenny offered to lobby on Facebook’s behalf.

# gdpr - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'Friend of Facebook' Enda Kenny offered to lobby on company's behalf while Taoiseach, says Observer article

The claims were contained in a Facebook memo published by The Observer.

# gdpr - Monday 28 January, 2019

Data watchdog seeks urgent meeting with Facebook over plans to merge Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook is said to be planning to integrate its various message platforms, but the Data Protection Commissioner wants clarity.

# gdpr - Monday 21 January, 2019

Timeline: The Public Services Card saga

Last week the Data Protection Commissioner said it will not publish its report in full, following an investigation into the rollout of the cards – which experts claim breaches data protection laws.

Opinion: The PSC could become the most expensive administrative error in the history of the State

Three million Irish citizens could be entitled to compensation if the project is found to be unlawful, writes Simon McGarr.

# gdpr - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Fears over publishing anonymous list of former ministers' pensions in case they were easily identifiable

The 2017 list was never published due to concerns over data protection and that even an anonymous list could create a breach.

# gdpr - Friday 14 December, 2018

Public consultation on children's data protection rights will begin next week

Public consultation will allow parent groups and child welfare organisations to make submissions.

# gdpr - Thursday 20 September, 2018

ESB union refusing to erase ex-members data over 'contractual obligations'

There is no obvious end in sight to the membership saga involving Connect and its ex-members.

# gdpr - Thursday 13 September, 2018

'It's Catch 22': Former members frustrated as main ESB union refuses to confirm that they've left Exclusive

Former Connect members numbering in ‘the hundreds’ were recently expelled by Siptu at the request of its sister union.

# gdpr - Monday 27 August, 2018

Department's decision to monitor social media sparks criticism from advocacy groups

Social media monitoring is one three media monitoring contracts being advertised by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.

# gdpr - Friday 25 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 13 tweets that show we're all done with GDPR already GDpARty

13 tweets that show we're all done with GDPR already

How many shite newsletters did we subscribe to!?

Bane of Facebook uses launch of GDPR to file four court cases against social media giants

Max Schrems has been battling Facebook’s privacy standards for the past seven years.

Some US news websites have been blocked by the new EU data law

The General Data Protection Regulation came into effect today.

# gdpr - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Ireland has a new data protection law... just hours before the EU's bumper new regulation comes into force

The new law will bring Ireland into line with GDPR just in time for the deadline of midnight tonight.

# gdpr - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Watch: What on earth is GDPR, and what does it mean for you? GDPR This post contains videos

Watch: What on earth is GDPR, and what does it mean for you?

We sat down with the Data Protection Commissioner’s Graham Doyle this afternoon to suss out what the biggest data protection legislation in generations entails for Ireland.

Explainer: Why you've started seeing lots of 'opt-in' emails in your inbox

The deadline for compliance with EU regulations is this Friday.

# gdpr - Monday 21 May, 2018

The EU's biggest data protection regulation in 30 years hits this Friday - and we want to hear your questions on it

We’ll be holding a Facebook Live tomorrow afternoon on the subject. If you have any questions now’s the time to have your say.

# gdpr - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe

The previous minimum age was 13 years old.

# gdpr - Sunday 18 February, 2018

The government wants to exempt itself from the EU's new hardcore data protection rules - but why?

A new Data Protection Act has to be in place before the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes live in May – but the Irish state seems in no mood to align itself with Europe on the issue.

# gdpr - Monday 29 January, 2018

Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law

The social media giant has published its privacy principles for the first time.

# gdpr - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Woman has request to see changes made to her own data refused as database 'is blanked every two weeks'

The woman had requested access to her own citizen’s data file under freedom of information.