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GDPR Adopted: Time to Spring-Clean your Privacy Practices
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 4 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 4 May 2016. It will enter into force


Annual report of the Data Protection Commissioner 2014
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 3 2015

The Data Protection Commissioner recently published her Annual Report for 2014. The report is the first from new Commissioner Helen Dixon, who was


GDPR - Recent European and Irish Guidance
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • January 24 2017

The closing weeks of 2016 saw the publication of Guidance Notes on the GDPR by both the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (the advisory body


Safe Harbor swept away CJEU delivers its ruling on Schrems case
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union
  • October 7 2015

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") has delivered its much anticipated ruling in the case of Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner


Not-so-Safe Harbor? CJEU ruling on Schrems case imminent
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union
  • October 1 2015

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") is due to give its ruling in the case of Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner on Tuesday 6


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


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


Privacy Shield - A New and Improved Safe Harbor
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, USA
  • October 24 2016

The European Commission adopted its much anticipated decision on the EUUS Privacy Shield ("Privacy Shield") on 12 July 2016. The Privacy Shield was


Loyaltybuild data breach: lessons for data controllers
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • 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


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