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Data protection obligations the journalistic exemption

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2015

The Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") has recently held that campaign groups may rely on the journalistic exemption under section 32 of the

Reform of collecting societies

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • July 25 2014

A recently adopted EU Directive will overhaul the governance and functions of collective management organisations and will introduce a

Freedom of Information Act 2014

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • December 17 2014

The Freedom of Information Act 2014 (the "2014 Act") was enacted on 14 October 2014. It introduced significant changes to the Freedom of Information

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

New advertising rules for HFSS food and drink

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • 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

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

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • 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”

Annual Report of the Data Protection Commissioner for 2010

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • July 7 2011

The report arising from the investigation into Insurance Link was attached to the Commissioner’s Annual Report

Important changes to the law on cookies

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • July 4 2011

On 1 July 2011, important changes to existing laws on cookies were introduced by the EC (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Privacy and Electronic Communications) Regulations 2011 (the “Regulations”

Marketing obligations - additional requirements for electronic marketing and phonecalls

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 7 2011

Important changes to existing laws on marketing have been introduced with effect from 1 July 2011 by the EC (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Privacy and Electronic Communications) Regulations 2011 (the “Regulations”

Irish Data Protection Commissioner begins audit of Facebook

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • 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