The Department of Social Protection’s rejection of the recent highly critical findings of the Data Protection Commissioner regarding the Public Services Card has been struck a perhaps fatal blow with the news that the Commissioner will not be engaging further with them.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
The Data Protection Commissioner is set to respond by the end of this week to the Department of Social Protection over its decision to challenge the Commissioner’s rulings on the Public Services Card.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
The State’s corporate watchdog has said it was “absolutely wrong” for INM to claim it was deprived until March last of information casting doubt on its former chairman Leslie Buckley’s explanation for the removal of data from INM in 2014.
Thu, 10 May, 2018
The Department of An Taoiseach paid out over €120,000 to two firms to help run a two-day technology event in June. Leo Varadkar opened the Data Summit at the Convention Centre Dublin which hosted speakers included vice president and chief internet evangelist at Google, Vint Cerf, and Ireland’s data protection commissioner Helen Dixon.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
The US government has asked the High Court to take account of a “significant” decision last month stopping the collection of a certain category of personal data by the US National Security Agency.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
There is a “solemn duty” on Government figures, including Justice Minister Alan Shatter, to protect personal data and not disclose it unless the person affected consents or there is a legal basis, the country’s top data protection chief has said.
Tue, 21 May, 2013
DATA protection chiefs said they were “shocked” by their investigation into the alleged disclosure of confidential personal information, involving potentially hundreds of people, by an official in the Department of Social Protection, to a private detective.
Mon, 20 Dec, 2010