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# helen-dixon - Friday 22 May, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

So long, Billy Hawkes. Hello, Helen Dixon.