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DPC Report 2019

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Cianan Brennan of the Irish Times reported the following today 20th February 2020 Tusla is the subject of an inquiry by the Data Protection Commission after the contact and location details of a mother and child victim were “accidentally” disclosed to their alleged abuser. Another breach saw Tusla disclose “sensitive, personal” information to an individual […]

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Landlords and Data Control

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Landlords as a data controller

The Data Protection Commission has issued guidance on requesting personal data from prospective Tenants. Is a Landlord a Data Controller? Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), landlords are also data controllers and must comply with a range of obligations regarding their collection and use of personal data in the same way as any other […]

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Brexit and Data Transfers

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Brexit and Data Transfers

If you are working with UK companies when Brexit takes place on the 31st of October, how you deal with data must also change in order for your business or organisation to be compliant with GDPR. Third Country Data Transfers Under GDPR  you will record where applicable, transfers of personal data to a third country […]

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Google and You

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Most of us these days are never more than one foot away from our mobile phones.  Where you go with your phone Google goes. It is worth considering that Google continues to track your mobile device even if you’ve opted out of its tracking services; Google’s Location History continues to store location data. If you’re looking […]

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A career in data Protection

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Data Protection Jobs

A career in Data Protection You may be considering advancing your career and a great way to do this is get a current skill that is growing in demand.  You may pursue a career as a  Data Compliance Officer or Data Privacy Officer.   The main function of a Data Protection Officer is to ensure an […]

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Creating a culture of learning

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change management

Learning Culture Creating a culture of learning is a strategy that does not happen by accident.So what can you do if faced by inevitable changes necessary for the continuity of your organisation. If your team is resistant to change and enjoy a comfortable status quo the process will be a hugechallenge for any business owner, […]

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Career Progression and Data Protection Skills

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Data Protection Officer Qualification

Certified Data Protection Officer Qualification Data Protection Skills are now a part of modern business.  In an environment where there is processing of personal data it is vital to have a good understanding of the regulations and what the regulations mean in the work place.  The Certificate in Data Protection Skills 6N20750 is Ireland’s only […]