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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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