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Technology & innovation: updates

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • December 20 2013

As part of its ‘Action Plan for Jobs 2012’, the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation commissioned a feasibility study regarding what

Loyaltybuild data breach: lessons for data controllers

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • December 19 2013

The recent data breach at Loyaltybuild will have made many companies who transfer customer personal data to third party service providers nervous

Telecommunications service providers and internet service providers - new mandatory security breach notification requirements

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 7 2011

On 1 July 2011, new obligations in respect of the reporting of data security breaches were introduced by the EC (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Privacy and Electronic Communications) Regulations 2011 (the “Regulations”

New advertising rules for HFSS food and drink

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 27 2013

Restrictions on advertisements in Ireland for high in fat, salt or sugar ("HFSS ") food and drink products will come into effect on 2 September 2013

Article 29 Data Protection Working Party issues opinion on facial recognition in online and mobile services

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • July 20 2012

The Working Party (WP) has recently issued an Opinion on facial recognition in online and mobile services in recognition of the increase in the availability and accuracy of facial recognition technology in social media and smart phones in recent years

Annual Report of the Data Protection Commissioner for 2012

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 28 2013

The Data Protection Commissioner ("DPC") recently published his Annual Report for 2012. The report highlights how busy the DPC has been throughout

European Union (Copyright & Related Rights) Regulations 2012

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • April 13 2012

The European Union (Copyright and Related Rights) Regulations 2012 - S.I. No. 592012 (the “CRR Regulations”) were signed into law by junior minister of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Sean Sherlock, on Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Irish Data Protection Commissioner begins audit of Facebook

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 25 2011

The Office of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) was due to bein an audit of Facebook at the end of October following a series of complaints about the social networking site

Return of Values (Investment Undertakings) Regulations 2013

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • December 20 2013

As you may be aware, the Return of Values (Investment Undertakings) Regulations 2013 (the "Regulations") came into effect in July of this year. The

Evaluating "bring your own devices" data protection and security considerations

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • June 28 2013

The seemingly unstoppable rise of bring your own devices ("BYOD") in enterprise heralds a new era of computing in business. A recent global survey by