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# helen-dixon - Friday 26 February, 2021

Two people complained that they were identifiable in a HSE case study on the dangers of Covid
# Health Warning
# Health Warning

Two people complained that they were identifiable in a HSE case study on the dangers of Covid

Feb 26th 2021, 6:45 AM 25,575 Views 0 Comments

The HSE uses a combination of different case studies in its Covid-19 examples.

# helen-dixon - Thursday 25 February, 2021

'Needed further thinking': DPC paused Facebook's plan to expand its suicide and self-harm prevention tools
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

'Needed further thinking': DPC paused Facebook's plan to expand its suicide and self-harm prevention tools

Feb 25th 2021, 6:26 PM 6,805 Views 7 Comments

The Data Protection Commission released its annual report for 2020 earlier today.

Data Protection Commissioner: Transfer of Mother and Baby Homes records to Dept could be 'high risk'
# Department Of Children
# Department Of Children

Data Protection Commissioner: Transfer of Mother and Baby Homes records to Dept could be 'high risk'

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 3:59 PM 19,398 Views 16 Comments

Around 100,000 records are expected to be moved to the Department of Children next week.

Over 6,600 data security breaches notified last year – watchdog
# Data Protection Commission
# Data Protection Commission

Over 6,600 data security breaches notified last year – watchdog

Feb 25th 2021, 7:43 AM 7,118 Views 1 Comment

More than 6,600 data security breaches were notified last year, according to the Data Protection Commission.

# helen-dixon - Thursday 7 January, 2021

'Big rise' in complaints about domestic CCTV cameras, Data Protection Commissioner says
# Home Security
# Home Security

'Big rise' in complaints about domestic CCTV cameras, Data Protection Commissioner says

Jan 7th 2021, 6:00 AM 75,899 Views 30 Comments

Helen Dixon said domestic CCTV is “an issue that really bothers people”.

# helen-dixon - Friday 22 May, 2020

Data Protection Commission completes probe into Twitter's handling of data breach
# GDPR
# GDPR

Data Protection Commission completes probe into Twitter's handling of data breach

May 22nd 2020, 9:28 PM 7,219 Views 4 Comments

Fines for breaches of GDPR can reach €20 million or up to 4% of a company’s turnover for the previous year.

# helen-dixon - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Minister accused of damaging Ireland's reputation by appealing the Data Commissioner's PSC findings
# PSC
# PSC

Minister accused of damaging Ireland's reputation by appealing the Data Commissioner's PSC findings

Sep 25th 2019, 6:13 PM 16,972 Views 34 Comments

The minister says she has no choice but to appeal the findings in court.

# helen-dixon - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Government claims that withdrawal of PSC could be illegal as it sets up battle with data watchdog
# Public Services Card
# Public Services Card

Government claims that withdrawal of PSC could be illegal as it sets up battle with data watchdog

Sep 17th 2019, 6:38 PM 13,694 Views 57 Comments

A long-awaited probe into the legality of the card was published this evening.

# helen-dixon - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Government to continue processing PSC data in defiance of Data Protection Commissioner ruling
# Public Services Card
# Public Services Card

Government to continue processing PSC data in defiance of Data Protection Commissioner ruling

Sep 4th 2019, 10:04 AM 13,366 Views 45 Comments

The DPC ruled that there was no legal basis for the Government to process data for the card last month.

# helen-dixon - Friday 16 August, 2019

Government will 'very seriously' consider commissioner's report into Public Services Card
# Data Protection Commissioner
# Data Protection Commissioner

Government will 'very seriously' consider commissioner's report into Public Services Card

Aug 16th 2019, 9:30 PM 14,474 Views 53 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner reject Government claims that making the card a requirement for services was lawful.

Department told to destroy documents belonging to 3.2 million citizens it kept after PSC applications
# Data Retention
# Data Retention

Department told to destroy documents belonging to 3.2 million citizens it kept after PSC applications

Aug 16th 2019, 12:07 AM 34,725 Views 81 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has found that there is no lawful basis for retaining information from PSC applications.

'Misleading' to claim having PSC makes applying for driver's licence easier, Data Protection Commissioner says
# Exclusive
# Exclusive

'Misleading' to claim having PSC makes applying for driver's licence easier, Data Protection Commissioner says

Aug 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 19,822 Views 32 Comments

The National Driver’s Licence Service says that having a PSC “simplifies” the process of application.

# helen-dixon - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Argos and Virgin Media head the list of firms prosecuted for unsolicited marketing
# KNUCKLES RAPPED
# KNUCKLES RAPPED

Argos and Virgin Media head the list of firms prosecuted for unsolicited marketing

Mar 4th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,975 Views 24 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has released details of its 2017 investigations.

# helen-dixon - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

The HSE divulged salary details of one of their employees to a person 'who asked for them'
# Obliging
# Obliging

The HSE divulged salary details of one of their employees to a person 'who asked for them'

Jun 23rd 2015, 12:12 PM 23,368 Views 15 Comments

There was a nearly 50% jump in data breaches notified to the data protection commissioner Helen Dixon in 2014.

# helen-dixon - Monday 18 May, 2015

Ireland is now responsible for the privacy of 240 million Twitter users
# Private Dancers
# Private Dancers

Ireland is now responsible for the privacy of 240 million Twitter users

May 18th 2015, 4:04 PM 9,689 Views 29 Comments

Or rather, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner is. Rather her than us.

# helen-dixon - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Meet the new boss in charge of protecting all our data
# New Job
# New Job

Meet the new boss in charge of protecting all our data

Sep 10th 2014, 4:05 PM 8,052 Views 15 Comments

So long, Billy Hawkes. Hello, Helen Dixon.