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Changes to distance selling rules
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 25 2014

The European Union (Consumer Information, Cancellation and Other Rights) Regulations 2013 came into operation on 13 June 2014. The Regulations apply


Article 29 opinion on apps
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union
  • June 28 2013

The Article 29 Working Party Group adopted an opinion on February 27 2013 regarding data protection considerations relevant to apps on smart devices


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


Transitional Services Agreements - a whistle stop tour
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 7 2011

The disposal of a business, or part of a business, is akin to the ending of any type of relationship; it is difficult to achieve a clean break


Review of copyright legislation in Ireland
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 7 2011

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD has set up a Copyright Review Committee, chaired by Dr. Eoin O'Dell of Trinity College, Dublin, to examine current Irish copyright legislation framework to identify any areas that might be deemed to create barriers to innovation and to make recommendations to resolve any problems identified


New DPC Guidance on CCTV, Wearable Cameras and Drones
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • January 8 2016

The Data Protection Commissioner recently published an updated Guidance Note on data protection issues in connection with the use of CCTV and new


Lorraine Power
  • McCann FitzGerald

Article 29 Working Party Issues Opinion on Safe Harbor Replacement
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, USA
  • May 4 2016

The Article 29 Working Party (“WP29”) has published its opinion on the EU-US Privacy Shield (“Privacy Shield”) and has concluded that although the



Vidal-Hall v Google damages for breach of data protection law?
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

The recent UK Court of Appeal Judgment in the case of Vidal-Hall v Google Inc. raises the spectre of the payment of monetary compensation for breach